Health Tip: Keep Pet Food Safe08/09/13
(HealthDay News) -- Fido or Fluffy deserve the same confidence
as you do -- that their food will be safe to eat.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests these tips for
safe handling of pet food:
- Before and after touching pet food, wash hands thoroughly for
20 seconds with soap and warm water.
- After each feeding, clean all pet food and water dishes and any
feed scoops with soap and hot water.
- Scoop food out of containers with a clean, dedicated
- Discard any spoiled or old pet food by placing inside a tied
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