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Against the Grain Dog Food Review

Company HQ

LocationMarkham, Illinois

Parent company

Against the Grain Pet Foods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Wet Dog Food

Ratings

56%
? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 43%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 94%
? We scan the FDA’s database and rate each brand by the number of recalls in its history. Brands with fewer recalls receive higher ratings. Recall History 7%
? By comparing the prices of foods in our database, we determine if a food is above or below market average price. Lower-priced foods receive higher ratings. Price 74%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 68%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%
Pros
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All protein comes from animal sourced ingredients
Cons
  • Lower than average protein content
  • The brand has been previously recalled

Brand Overview

Against the Grain pet food sets itself apart by offering only grain-free, gluten-free foods for dogs and cats. All Against the Grain pet foods are meat-dominant, with all recipes containing a minimum of 85% real meat. No meals, rendered ingredients, or dehydrated ingredients are used in Against the Grain pet food recipes.

How Much Does Against the Grain Dog Food Cost

We’ve compared Against the Grain dog food price to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Price per oz$0.26$0.31-16%
Price per 100 kcal$0.72$1.12-36%
Price per day$0.43$0.67-36%

Against the Grain Wet Dog Food is priced below the average market price for dog food.

Against the Grain Nutrient Profile Comparison

We’ve compared Against the Grain dog food recipes nutrient profile to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Wet Dog Food

Brand AvgMarket Avg% From the Avg
Protein 38.83% 43.24% -10%
Fat 20.67% 22.90% -10%
Fiber 4.08% 7.03% -42%

All of Against the Grain dog food recipes meets AAFCO's minimum requirements.

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to Against the Grain Dog Food Review since 2011. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Against the Grain - Dog Food (02/08/2018) -+
Date:02/08/2018
Company Name:Against The Grain Pet Foods
Product Description:Dog Food
Recall Reason:Potential Adulteration with Pentobarbital
Evanger's, Against the Grain - Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food (02/08/2018) -+
Date:02/08/2018
Company Name:Evanger's Dog and Cat Food
Product Description:Hunk of Beef, Braised Beef, and Pulled Beef canned dog food
Recall Reason:Potential Adulteration with Pentobarbital

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FAQ

faq-item-image Who owns Against the Grain dog food?

Against the Grain is owned by Against the Grain Pet Foods.

faq-item-image Where is Against the Grain dog food made?

Against the Grain is manufactured in the United States .

faq-item-image Is Against the Grain AAFCO approved?

Yes, all of Against the Grain recipes are AAFCO approved.

faq-item-image Has Against the Grain dog food been recalled?

Against the Grain has been recalled 2 times in the years 2018.

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