Safety Guidelines

CARPFM member companies adher to strict manufacturing guildeines to ensure and promote product safety. These guidelines include:

Despite the fact that Canada's food supply is among the safest in the world, sometimes the food we eat can carry pathogens. Under the right conditions, an invisible enemy “bacteria” may be present on foods. Scientists have learned these important facts about bacteria:

Safe Handling

Common sense must prevail when handling raw meat. You do this all the time when you prepare a meal for the family. After handling raw meat for your pets, wash your hands before eating your own food. Sterilize any knives, surfaces or utensils used in the preparation or handling of your pets’ food. We recommend using a stainless steel dish, which is washed thoroughly with soap and hot water after every meal. Discard any uneaten food and store raw pet food in such a way it does not contaminate human food. After thawing the food, we recommend it is only kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.