August 8, 2013
Health Tip: Keep Pet Food Safe
Wash hands before and after contact
(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 scoop.
- Discard any spoiled or old pet food by placing inside a tied plastic bag.