American Journey Salmon Recipe Grain-Free Crunchy Biscuits

Company info

Company HQ
Bern,Kansas
Parent company
Chewy Inc.

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Overall Score

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62%

Ratings

Quality of Ingredients: 72%
Recall History: 86%
Price: 50%
Customer Experience: 90%
Size Variety: 0%

Primary proteins

  • Salmon
  • Salmon Meal
  • Dried Egg Product

Ingredients We Like

  • Chicken Fat
  • Salmon

Ingredients We Did Not Like

  • None

Recall History

The following list (if present) shows all dog food recalls related to American Journey since 2009. If no recalls are listed, no recall events have been reported.

Since 2009 American Journey has never been recalled.

Ingredients

Salmon, Salmon Meal, Pea Flour, Potatoes, Chicken Fat (Preserved with Mixed Tocopherols), Dried Egg Product, Flaxseed, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Mixed Tocopherols (Preservative), Rosemary Extract.

Ingredient Review

Our review of American Journey Salmon Recipe Grain-Free Crunchy Biscuits begins with a detailed look at the food’s ingredients.

The first ingredient is Salmon. Salmon is meat from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon might also refer to other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, and it is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

The second ingredient is Salmon Meal. Salmon meal is ground flesh from any fish in the salmon family, and in pet food, salmon meal might also include other parts of the fish including skin and organs. Salmon meal can be a good source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids.

The third ingredient is Pea Flour. Pea flour is a fine powder made with peas. In pet food, pea flour is a low-cost source of protein, fiber, and gluten-free carbohydrates.

The fourth ingredient is Potatoes. Potatoes are versatile starchy root vegetables that provide carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and some fiber. In pet food, potatoes can add texture and flavor while replacing other starches. Many grain-free and gluten-free pet foods contain potatoes.

The fifth ingredient is Chicken Fat. Chicken fat is a good source of omega-6 fatty acids including linoleic acid. In pet food, chicken fat also adds flavor, improves consistency, and serves as a source of the animal fat pets need for overall wellbeing.

After the fifth ingredient, the list includes all remaining ingredients. It’s worth noting that ingredients (other than nutritional supplements) located this far down on the list aren’t likely to have an impact on the overall rating of this American Journey Salmon Recipe Grain-Free Crunchy Biscuits.

There are 8 notable exceptions including good ingredients and controversial ones.

List of controversial ingredients

  • Pea Flour
  • Potatoes
  • Salmon Meal

List of potential allergens

  • Salmon
  • Salmon Meal
  • Dried Egg Product

List of healthy ingredients

  • Chicken Fat
  • Salmon

Analysis Overview

American Journey Salmon Recipe Grain-Free Crunchy Biscuits is priced within the average market price for Dog Treats.

When we analyzed the ingredients in American Journey Salmon Recipe Grain-Free Crunchy Biscuits, we found that most of the protein is derived from salmon based sources.

As for the overall quality of the recipe, 3 of the first 5 ingredients are controversial ingredients. That’s why we believe that this recipe is not recommended.

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