Friday, August 10, 2007

"Rendered Meats"

"Barb Fannon's homemade treats use only the finest ingredients: organic eggs, fresh goat's milk and ripe blueberries.

To some, it's extravagant, but after this year's pet-food recalls, Fannon wouldn't think of feeding her dogs anything less. And apparently, a growing slice of the Valley agrees with her.

"Jeez, I didn't know they would be a hit like this," Fannon said of products from her new company, Healthy Dog Express. "I've started something."

When one of Fannon's dogs died shortly before companies fessed up to the pet-food problems in March, she stopped trusting average dog foods and started doing research. From there, she discovered that ingredients such as "rendered meats" could mean anything from road kill to undeveloped eggs."

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