Skip to main content

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Position on …

Safety of Raw Meat-Based Pet Food Products

October 16, 2023


The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) finds there is compelling evidence for health risks to pets fed raw meat-based (RMB) pet food products, including raw meat-based diets (RMBD), and to humans who are in contact with such products or in contact with pets that consume them. The CVMA holds that the scientific evidence of animal and human health risks in feeding RMB pet food products outweighs any purported benefits.

To read more visit