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  • n. A quinoline-based antioxidant used as a food preservative and a pesticide.


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  • Approximately ten years ago, reports from dog owners were made attributing the presence of ethoxyquin in the dog food with a myriad of adverse effects, such as allergic reactions, skin problems, major organ failure, behavior problems, and cancer.

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  • Many Pet Foods contain ethoxyquin, approved as a food additive over thirty-five years ago for use as an antioxidant chemical preservative in animal feeds.

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  • Also steer clear of preservatives (ethoxyquin, BHA, BHT).

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  • The study covers prospects for shelf-life extension antioxidants, hindered phenols antioxidants, gallate antioxidants, vitamin C and E antioxidants, and ethoxyquin antioxidants.

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  • Avoid foods with added preservatives, such as BHA, BHT, and ethoxyquin



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