Should I we put a law case against Beneful?

my dog eats beniful dog food. we get the big bag. a few days later, we didnt relize the food was all dusty or somethin, and my dog started peeing blood. we got her onto the little bag of beniful and now she duznt pee blood, pee in her pen, and she has a lot more energy. should we put a law case against the company for the bad food???

Answer #1

PS…I doubt there will be any favorable outcome to a lawsuit, but I really DO think you should report what happened to Purina…AND to the FDA…there’s a “dog food” site, just for that purpose.


Answer #2


I don’t think any of Purina’s dry products were on that recall list, last year…The problem with Purina products, as well as Science Diet (a very costly food, BTW)…and other very cheap brands is…the number one ingredient is corn…a product that doesn’t do a dog any good…it’s a huge complex carb, and a filler…that’s all.

There wasn’t a “formula” 10 years ago, but even then, I chose food where the first 2 ingredients in the list were meat…if it had any corn, soy, or wheat, I’d move down the aisle until I found one with the top two ingredents were meat, and the “filler” was rice, oats or barley…Nowadays, you can get dog food without ANY grain in it at all, though some dog’s guts don’t seem to be able to handle it (they will do well on RAW, but something in the commercial processing seems to bother the gut).

Finding a food that your dog does well on…shiny soft coat, clear eyes, decent doggie breath…is a time consumer, but well worth the effort…I’ve never had all dogs on the same food, just for that reason…Old dogs eat different than young active dogs…Big dogs have different needs than small dogs…joints and soft tissue are always something to consider in both big and small…


Answer #3

When you buy “grocery store” dog food, you have to expect that no two bags are the same…Purina uses a lot of “scrap”, which can be a mixuture of god knows what, and they are legally able to call it “meat by-products”, “meat-meal”, etc…

You can actually save money…dogs eat less, because they utilize all the ingredients, and you have less poop by feeding better, and only slightly more costly food…they eat less because it contains no corn, soy, or wheat (which are simply “fillers” which a dogs body doesn’t use…they just eliminate it”…

Here’s a list of dog-foods that have been graded. The formula used, was first published by the FDA…It grades by a number of criteria…Many on this list are for “fat wallets”, but many are not…Kirklands (made by Diamond) is still around $20 for 40 lbs…and is rated way over 100.

Benefil fails miserably in this list…

Authority Harvest Baked / Score 116 A+ Bil-Jac Select / Score 68 F Canidae / Score 112 A+ Chicken Soup Senior / Score 115 A+ Diamond Maintenance / Score 64 F Diamond Lamb Meal & Rice / Score 92 B Diamond Large Breed 60+ Formula / Score 99 A Dck Van Patten’s Natural Balance Ultra Premium / Score 122 A+ Dck Van Patten’s Duck and Potato / Score 106 A+ Eagle Pack Holistic / Score 119 A+ Eagle Pack Holistic Chicken / Score 114 A+ Eagle Pack Large and Giant Breed Puppy / Score 94 A Eagle Pack Natural / Score 94 A Eukanuba Large Breed Adult / Score 83 C Eukanuba Natural Lamb and Rice / Score 87 B Flint River Ranch / Score 92 B (non-specific fat source) Foundations / Score 106 A+ Hund-n-Flocken Adult Dog (lamb) by Solid Gold / Score 93 A Iams Lamb Meal & Rice Formula Premium / Score 73 D Iams Large Breed / Score 83 C Innova Dog / Score 114 A+ Innova Evo / Score 114 A+ Kirkland Signature Chicken, Rice, and Vegetables / Score 110 A+ Kirkland Signature Puppy Chicken, Rice and Vegetable / Score 108 A+ Natural Balance Duck and Potato / Score 114 A+ Nutrisource Lamb and Rice / Score 87 B Nutro Chicken, Rice, & Oatmeal / Score 85 C (non-specific fat source) Nutro Natural Choice Large Breed Puppy / Score 87 B Nutro Natural choice Lamb and Rice / Score 85 C Ol Roy / Score 9 F Pedigree Complete Nutrition / Score 42 F Pedigree Adult Complete / Score 14 F Pet Gold Adult with Lamb & Rice / Score 23 F Pro Plan All Breed / Score 68 F Pro Plan Natural Turkey & Barley / Score 103 A+ Purina Benful / Score 17 F Purina Dog / Score 62 F Purina Come-n-Get It / Score 16 F Royal Canin Bulldog / Score 100 A+ Royal Canin Natural Blend Adult / Score 106 A+ Sensible Choice Chicken and Rice / Score 97 A Science Diet Advanced Protein Senior 7+ / Score 63 F Science Diet chicken adult maintenance / Score 45 F Science Diet for Large Breed Puppies / Score 69 F Solid Gold Bison / Score 123 A+ Timberwolf Organics Lamb and Venison / Score 136 A+ Wellness Super5 Mix Chicken / Score 110 A+ Wolfking Adult Dog (Bison) by Solid Gold / Score 97 A

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Answer #4

Beneful is made by purina.I was feeding my yorkinese puppy that. It is one of the WORST foods you can feed your dog.Phrannie sent me a grade link to dog foods and beneful had a LOW score of .16 out of 100% It had an F-

Answer #5

Was Beniful or however you spell it…was it on the recall list last year…? What I would do if I were in your shoes…1st to ck to c if they were on the recall list…2nd, if they were on the list, ck to c if they had a class-action lawsuit…I would report it…maybe on the bag they’ll have a toll free number to the maker of the food…I don’t remember where they had that site at that had the recall list…time goes so fast, that might have been a couple years. ago, not last year…if you get a lawyer…I’d ask him/her questions 1st, on if it would be worth it to sue…dichihuahua

Answer #6

You should. There could be other bag and dogs out there like that.

Answer #7

its not purina. it was beneful

Answer #8

yes!! you guys don’y want this happening again!!

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