Storing pet feeds may impact freshness and may pose health challenges. Unsealed dry pet foods kept away in a warm pantry or garage absorbs moisture encouraging bacterial growth.
- Dry foods are most prone to vitamin degradation the longer that they remain on the shelf.
- Moisture, heat, time and oxygen are major enemies of dry pet food often promoting bacterial and fungal growth.
- Once pet food has been unsealed, it should be used up within a period of four weeks to avoid staleness and disease-causing germs.
For this reason, I recommend you avoid buying large-sized bags if you only have one pet or small pets; the food will go stale or bad (and at the very least may lose flavor) before you get a chance to use it up within this four-week, optimal timeframe.
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