Published on: April 11, 2022
One of the most common questions we get are about palm fruit oil in our treats. And we totally get it! There’s a lot of conflicting information and we want to have insight into our own decision making. One of our core values is to be completely transparent about our dog treats!
As a company, when it comes to your dogs health and safety, we’d never add anything that we believed would be harmful to your dog or the environment. In fact, adding palm fruit oil was one area we ourselves wanted to learn more about to feel confident (and excited!) about having in our dog treats.
Whether you’re concerned about health effects on your dog from palm fruit oil or you’re concerned about the environmental impact of palm fruit oil, we want to help clear the air so your concerns are well addressed. Here’s what you should know about our RSPO certified palm fruit oil.
Palm fruit oil is safe and nutritious! As the #1 oil consumed around the world for centuries, palm fruit oil is a safe, beneficial fat for humans and pets. It has no “bad” trans fat and is rich in omega 3s. Use of palm oil significantly increased in the U.S. following the ban on trans fats because it replicates similar properties in formulas without introducing the health concerns associated with partially hydrogenated vegetable oils.
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