Don't eat pet food
It's illegal to process and sell pet food for human consumption.
You shouldn't eat it because you may become ill. If you're looking for a safe, protein-rich food that doesn't cost a lot of money, try:
- cheese and other dairy products
- dried beans, peas and lentils
- cheaper cuts of meat
- inexpensive fish.
Download the Pet food is not for people leaflet [PDF, 2.3 MB]
Who to contact
If you have questions about food safety, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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