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Unlike many other premium brands of pet food, Champion Petfoods is one of the few companies that chooses to retains 100% control over the entire manufacturing process. They own both facilities that produce Acana and Orijen pet foods. Whats more, they do not produce pet food for any other brand, company, or private label.
Acana is one of the safest pet food brands currently available. Not only has Acana never been recalled, but Orijen (owned by the same company) also shares an excellent safety record. Orijen has only been recalled once in Australia.
Acana has been available for more than two decades. The company that owns Acana (Champion Petfoods) was founded in 1975. Champion Petfoods also owns the very popular Orijen brand of pet food.
Recently, Champion Petfoods finished the construction of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Kentucky, USA. This facility is named DogStar Kitchens and is also used exclusively for Acana and Orijen pet foods.
Acana and Orijen are often regarded as two of the best dry dog food brands in the industry.
Our Rating of Acana Dry Dog Food
Acana is a grain-free dry dog food using a notable amount of named meat meals as its dominant source of animal protein, thus earning the brand 4 stars.
However, it’s unfortunate the company chose to include so much plant-based protein in its recipe. Otherwise, we would have been compelled to award this product a higher rating.
Has there been a recall on Acana dog food?
Has Acana Ever Been Recalled? No. There have never been any Acana pet food recalls, according to our research.
Is there a lawsuit against Acana dog food?
(Reuters) – The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday treated Champion Petfoods to another win against plaintiffs who say it is falsely claiming that its premium Acana and Orijen dogfood brands are “Biologically Appropriate,” made with “Fresh Regional Ingredients,” and contain “Ingredients We Love from People …
Why did chewy stop selling Acana?
Chewy has been a longtime retail partner and we’ve enjoyed our association with them. However, due to their recent acquisition, Chewy no longer meets our pet specialty requirement to be an Approved ACANA and ORIJEN Retailer.”
Did Acana change their formula?
Champion’s new-and-improved ACANA Singles formulas will now include increased fresh meat proteins, from 60 to 65%, reduced legume ingredients by 50%, as well as replace peas with sweet potatoes and add taurine and B vitamins to support heart health.