[at-l] Hiker food?

Frank Looper nightwalker.at at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 10:51:54 CDT 2010


Cool!

And as much as it might gross people out, Milk Bone assorted veggie dog
biscuits actually taste good. Like a lightly flavored cookie minus the sugar
and salt. Not kidding. Not just tolerable, but actually quite pleasant. I
used to eat them to wig my daughter out. Found out I liked 'em. :-)

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 6:35 AM, US <ploomis at triton.net> wrote:

>  Pet food produced in this country has to meet the same standard (for
> commercial sterility, general labeling requirements and adultration, it can
> only contain edible ingredients) as food produced for human consumption for
> the very reason contained in this thread, people might eat it,,,,,
>
> I supervise a processing area for a major food processor and when I
> attended Better Process Control School (an FDA requirement), the pet food
> people (Think purina) outnumbered the people food people............
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* dicentra <dicentragirl at yahoo.com>
> *To:* l.clayton.parker at gmail.com
> *Cc:* at-l at backcountry.net
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 19, 2010 2:40 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [at-l] Hiker food?
>
>  Sounds okay... but I have a but.
>
> The regulations/laws for processing pet foods are very different from those
> for humans. Who makes this product?
>
> ~Dicentra
>
> *http://www.onepanwonders.com* <http://www.onepanwonders.com>* ~*Backcountry Cooking at its Finest
> *http://www.freewebs.com/dicentra
> *
> * *
>
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* L. Clayton Parker <l.clayton.parker at gmail.com>
> *To:* at-l <at-l at backcountry.net>
> *Sent:* Thu, August 19, 2010 10:49:54 AM
> *Subject:* [at-l] Hiker food?
>
> I came across this yesterday while doing the weekly grocery thing at
> WalMart.  Go to the Pet Food aisle, yes you heard right, PET food....
>
> Now look for plastic boxes of treats called Bountiful something or other.
> They come in Dried Apples, Dried Banannas, Dried Carrots, Dried Sweet
> Potatoes, etc. Now before you go yuck, read the ingredients label. The one
> on the carrots for instance says "Dried Carrots." Thats it, just carrots,
> nothing else. Wanna bet that you can eat it? nly $3.98 a box!
>
> Lee I Joe
>
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