At the conclusion of this investigation, FDA did not find sufficient evidence to support Beneful dry dog food as the source of the reported gastrointestinal illnesses. FDA is continuing to closely monitor and evaluate complaints for Beneful to determine any potential follow-up actions, and encourages consumers or veterinarians with complaints about a specific pet food product to submit a report to the .
I've been feeding my dog Beneful original formula off and on since I rescued her nearly 10 years ago. There was never an issue as far as I could tell. But about a year ago she stopped showing interest her food and was eating less and less and was also becoming more and more lethargic. She also would frequently eat my other dogs' food who is on a special diet because of allergies. I thought she liked his food better and wasn't as active because she's getting older, but since she was losing weight I started adding wet food to her dry to try to entice her to eat more frequently, which worked. Mostly she has just had runny and mucousy poops from time to time but I thought it was because we were giving her too much wet food, so I would scale it down, and have changed the wet food a few times, but her poops stayed the same.
The Purina Beneful product line includes 9 dry dog foods.
Beneful Dog Food (Dry) - Dog Food Advisor
That’s why our Beneful beef and chicken dry dog food recipes have real beef or chicken as the #1 ingredient. And mixed with accents of veggies and no added sugar, our dog food brings your best buddy tons of tastes and textures to nourish both inside and out. It’s healthful. It’s flavorful. It’s Beneful. After NBC News claiming that Nestle Purina PetCare Company's Beneful dry kibble dog food contains toxins that may have killed thousands of dogs, readers across the country — via over 100 emails and scores of social media posts — voiced their concerns that the trusted brand may have harmed their pets as well. Beneful® dry dog food provides reproducing females the extra nutrition they need during gestation and lactation. Note that you may need to adjust the intake amount as needed to maintain her good body condition. This may mean doubling or even quadrupling her intake during lactation.One popular dog food brand that has come under scrutiny from pet food critics and dog lovers is , made by Nestle Purina PetCare. Introduced in 2001, Beneful is one of the top-selling dry dog food brands in the U.S., according to Nielsen, and is fed to more than 14 million dogs each year. (Source: period ending 3/26/16; Nielsen All Outlets Combined.)