Although the cat kibble packages feature photos of beef fillets, salmon and chicken breasts, The Federal Consumer Protection Office (Profeco) found that at least 14 food presentations do not contain meat for that pet.
“Several brands present images of ingredients, which even when they inform the consumer that they contain flour or pasta in their list of ingredients or that the images are illustrative, products are not made with beef fillets, salmon, chicken breasts“explains the prophet in a quality study which he made for Consumer magazine of the month of July.
The prophet stated that in the study 33 products were analyzed around which the evaluation was made. net and nutritional contentthat is, protein, fat, moisture, ash, and fiber.
As a result, it was found that there are brands that do not have the meat that they claim to contain, such as: Nucat BY Nupec, Purina Felix Megamix, Purina Felix Megamix Kittens, Minino Duo, Minino Plus, Purina Cat Chow Hogareños, Purina Cat Chow Delimix, Gatina, Purina One, Kitekat, Whiskas Kittens Chicken, Whiskas Kittens Meat, Whiskas Adult Fish.
In addition to the fact that they do not contain protein, many brands registered price increases according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (inegi).
In the first eleven fortnights of the year pet food rose 5.3%which is the largest increase since 2014 in a fortnight, in addition to being almost double the increase in the same period of 2021 when it rose 2.7% according to the inegi.
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