Why Well known Branded extruded Commercial Pet Foods are not good for Pets?

Reasons: Too many ingredients not declared on the label, High levels of grains such as rice, wheat etc, low quality proteins from Corn gluten meal

Example:

Purina® Pro Plan® Shredded Blend Adult Dog Food

For example Declared ingredients on a dog product label are as follows:

Chicken, Brewers Rice, Whole Grain Wheat, Poultry By-Product Meal (Natural Source of Glucosamine), Corn Gluten Meal, Animal Fat preserved with Mixed-Tocopherols (form of Vitamin E), Whole Grain Corn, Soy Flour, Corn Bran, Soybean Meal, Fish Meal (natural source of Glucosamine), Animal Digest, Glycerin, Salt, Dried Egg Product, Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Sulfur, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Niacin, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Garlic Oil, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Sodium Selenite

Ingredients that are not declared on the label are  Follows

Ethoxyquin (Used to preserve fish meal, and poultry by product meal)), sulphur, Butylated hydroxyaniosole, butylated hydroxytoulene, animal digest contains beef viscera, beef liver, enzymes, sodium hydroxide, phosphoric acid, chemical de-foaming agents(dimethicone),Ethoxyquin is a carcinogen, sulphur is a potent carcinogen and allergen,

Most vitamin and mineral ingredients are from China which are Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Sulfur, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Sulfate, Niacin, Manganese Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Garlic Oil, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate, Biotin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Sodium Selenite

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