So I’m a big reader of labels. Maybe spending time working in the natural health industry kinda gets you more aware of what to look out for. I always check product labels for any numbers that may appear. E450, E451, E452 (di sodium di phosphate – in other words salts of sodium/potassium/calcium with phosphates) – synthetic additives but not necessarily natural. So when I was on the hunt for some healthy treats for my dog I came upon two brands, one of which claimed to be naturally good. I was amazed to read the above numbers were listed not once but 4 TIMES in the ingredients. How can this be ‘naturally good’? This product was on display in (what I thought was) the healthy treats section of a retail pet store along with all types of dried pig ‘bits’ like ears, trotters, etc. and some good healthy treats. So I…

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