Iams Ko Dog Food Discontinued

In its largest divestiture in five years, Procter & Gamble announced in April 2014 that it would sell its Iams, Eukanuba and Natura pet food brands in all markets except Europe to Mars, Incorporated for $2.9 billion in cash. … P&G sold its European pet care business to Spectrum Brands in December 2014.

Iams Veterinary Formula Skin and Coat Dog Food The Bottom Line

Although this is a prescription product, our review has nothing to do with the accuracy of claims made by the manufacturer as to the product’s ability to treat or cure a specific health condition.

So, to find out whether or not this dog food is appropriate for your particular pet, it’s important to consult your veterinarian.

Judging by its ingredients alone, Iams Veterinary Formula Skin and Coat appears to be an average dry product.

But ingredient quality by itself cannot tell the whole story. We still prefer to estimate the product’s meat content before concluding our report.

The dashboard displays a dry matter protein reading of 24%, a fat level of 13% and estimated carbohydrates of about 54%.

As a group, the brand features an average protein content of 23% and a mean fat level of 13%. Together, these figures suggest a carbohydrate content of 56% for the overall product line.

And a fat-to-protein ratio of about 59%.

Below-average protein. Below-average fat. And above-average carbs when compared to a typical dry dog food.

Free of any plant-based protein boosters, this looks like the profile of a kibble containing a modest amount of meat.

Iams Veterinary Formula Skin and Coat is a plant-based dry dog food using a modest amount of named meats as its main sources of animal protein.

What IAMS dog food is on recall?

A couple of weeks ago it was a ‘product pull’ of several varieties of Iams Pet Foods due to “elevated aflatoxin levels“. This time it is an official recall “due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit.” Product recalled Iams ProActive Health Smart Puppy Food.

What happened to IAMS dog food?

In 1999, Procter & Gamble acquired the Iams Company, as it is now known, and expanded to selling pet food in 70 countries worldwide. Then, in 2014, the company was sold to Mars Inc.


Is Iams being discontinued?

IAMS Veterinary Diets to Be Discontinued. Mars Petcare, who owns IAMS brand pet food, is discontinuing their line of veterinary prescription pet foods. This is only for prescription diets. The over-the-counter pet foods made by IAMS are still in production.

Is Iams pet food going out of business?

Iams/Eukanuba diets will no longer exist after December 31, 2016. The companies were acquired by Spectrum Brands Holdings.

Has Iams dog food ever had a recall?

Has Iams Ever Been Recalled? Yes, Iams pet food has been recalled quite a few times over the years. The most recent recall was in August 2013 because of potential salmonella contamination.

Is Iams dog food made in China?

Iams primarily sources their ingredients in the USA depending on availability. Like most other pet food and human food companies, some vitamins and minerals are supplied by their trusted partners in China.