The Association of American Feed Control Officials Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles: substantiation of nutritional adequacy of complete and balanced pet foods in the United States.

@article{Dzanis1994TheAO,
  title={The Association of American Feed Control Officials Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles: substantiation of nutritional adequacy of complete and balanced pet foods in the United States.},
  author={David A. Dzanis},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1994},
  volume={124 12 Suppl},
  pages={
          2535S-2539S
        }
}
  • D. Dzanis
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of nutrition
The Association of American Feed Control Official (AAFCO) formed the Canine (1990-1991) and Feline (1991-1992) Nutrition Expert Subcommittees to update the requirements for substantiation of "complete and balanced" claims for pet foods sold in the United States. There are two means by which a company may substantiate nutritional adequacy for a dog or cat food. The first means is by formulating the food so that nutrient levels fall within the ranges as established in the AAFCO Dog and Cat Food… 

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