IAMS™ Company Statement on BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
IAMS™ Company Statement on BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)

IAMS™ Company Statement on BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)

Recent news coverage of a BSE-infected cow has prompted questions about the content and safety of pet foods. The IAMS Company has a long history of providing high-quality, safe nutrition that enhances the lives of millions of dogs and cats worldwide. We do not use any head (including brain), spinal column, tonsils, or intestines from beef in any of our IAMS or Eukanuba® formulas. These tissues have been linked to BSE.

In fact, all of our dry foods, except IAMS So Good!, are formulated without beef, including all of our IAMS brand dry dog and cat foods, our Eukanuba dry dog and cat foods, and our Eukanuba Veterinary Diets for dogs and cats. Chicken, lamb, and fish are our primary protein sources.

All IAMS and Eukanuba ingredient panels clearly state the contents, so consumers know exactly what they are purchasing for their four-footed family members. Our IAMS Pet Care and Nutrition Center division is available to answer any and all questions regarding our product quality and safety.

  • Small dog eating lamb and rice recipe dog food from bowl
    Small dog eating lamb and rice recipe dog food from bowl

    The Top 3 Things That Make Lamb & Rice Recipe Dog Food Great

    There are a number of reasons lamb-first dog food like IAMS™ Large Breed Lamb & Rice Recipe and IAMS™ Minichunks Lamb & Rice Recipe could be a great choice for your dog. Here are our top three.



    1. It's packed with high-quality complete protein and essential amino acids.

    Protein in dog food plays a critical role in the creation, healing, and maintenance of muscles and helps support your dog's immune system. Unlike plant-based proteins, animal-based protein also contains essential amino acids to help them achieve optimal health. That's why proteins like lamb are known as "complete proteins."



    2. It has the right amount of fatty acids.

    Lamb, like other meat sources, provides dietary fats, which serve as a source of energy and help transport essential fat-soluble vitamins to be digested and appropriately utilized. They're also needed to support your dog's growth and overall health.


    Healthy dogs enjoy lamb and rice recipe dog foods that produce more energy


    3. It tastes great!

    Your dog needs specific nutrients, but sometimes it's really all about the taste, especially if you have a picky eater on your hands. Since lamb-first recipes still have all the nutrients your dog needs, they're delicious alternatives to chicken-first dog foods.


    Packed with protein, fatty acids, and other nutrients that help keep dogs happy, healthy, and ready for anything, it's no wonder pet parents are choosing IAMS™. And with that crave-worthy meaty flavor even picky eaters will gobble down, it's no surprise dogs are excited to make the switch to Lamb & Rice Recipe dog food. That leaves us with just one question: What's not to love?


    Want to chat with an expert about the benefits of our Lamb & Rice Dog Food Recipes? Chat with our Pet Parent Partners by clicking the chat icon at the bottom of your screen.

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