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Against the Grain Dog Food Review

? This rating is determined by comparing the food’s nutritional content to AAFCO standards and other foods in our database. Nutrient Value 62%
? Each recipe is evaluated based on a 5-point ingredient rating system that measures ingredients’ nutritional value, safety, and more. Quality of Ingredients 81%
? 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 8%
? 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 60%
? This metric is based on customer ratings from various retailers. Customer Experience 71%
? Our rating system evaluates each food’s manufacturing method, assigning higher ratings to manufacturing processes that promote higher nutritional value. Manufacturing Method 50%

Company HQ

LocationMarkham, Illinois

Parent company

Against the Grain Pet Foods

Sourcing and Manufacturing

LocationUnited States

Type of food

Dog Wet Food, Cat Wet Food

Where to Buy

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Pros

  • High protein content
  • Foods are nutritionally complete and balanced according to AAFCO standards
  • Affordable
  • All animal protein comes from animal sourced ingredients

Cons

  • 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 to the other 197 dog food brands in our database.

Brand Price Market Price Avg +- From the Avg
Dog Wet Food $0.26/oz $0.31/oz -$0.05/oz
Against the Grain dog food is priced within the average market price for dog food.

Against the Grain Nutrient Profile comparison

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

Dog Wet Food

Brand Avg Market Avg +- From the Avg
Protein 38.83% 43.26% -4.43%
Fat 20.67% 22.89% -2.22%
Fiber 4.08% 6.99% -2.91%
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 since 2009. 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

Who owns Against the Grain dog food?

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

Where is Against the Grain dog food made?

Against the Grain is manufactured in the United States .

Is Against the Grain AAFCO approved?

Not, all of Against the Grain recipes are AAFCO approved, the following recipes are not AAFCO approved.

Has Against the Grain dog food been recalled?

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

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