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Action on preservatives in fresh pet food.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9196834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In late 1995 and early 1996, Sydney vet Dr Bob Steel reported first-hand experience with a cat dying from thiamine deficiency. This deficiency was attributable to the presence of sulfur dioxide in fresh pet food which was fed to the cat over a period of time. The diagnosis was confirmed, as was the presence of sulfur dioxide in significant levels. Since that time, Dr Steel and the AVA have pursued the issue of preservatives (specifically those producing sulfur dioxide) in fresh pet food. An update on that work follows.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian veterinary journal     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0005-0423     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-11     Completed Date:  1997-08-11     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370616     Medline TA:  Aust Vet J     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Animals, Domestic*
Cat Diseases / prevention & control
Cats
Dog Diseases / prevention & control
Dogs
Food Preservatives / adverse effects,  standards*
Nutrition Disorders / prevention & control,  veterinary*
Product Labeling / standards*
Sulfur Dioxide / adverse effects*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Food Preservatives; 7446-09-5/Sulfur Dioxide

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