What's the best way to to open and store the product?
This is the method that we've settled on during our 10+ years of experience feeding raw to our furfam.
The easiest way that we've found to open chubs with minimal mess is to
use a serrated knife and cut them across the middle without cutting through (stop just short)
then fold the chub in half and squeeze from the ends to cleanly release the product into a reusable storage container
Once in the container, we break up the food with a spoon into reasonable sized chunks.
When it is time to serve we simply scoop out an appropriate amount of food based on our Feeding Guidelines for (Cats
) adjusted for their current activity levels to ensure they are hungry but not starving by their next meal.
How long can I store your product?
Stored frozen, the product will remain nutritious and safe for at least 3 months from date of delivery.
Why Pasteurize Raw Pet Food?
At Balanced Blends, we believe in doing our best to ensure the safety and health of both our human- and fur- fams. This includes the young, elderly, and others with weakened or compromised immune systems. Quick Facts "Salmonella bacteria are the most ...
How should I serve and store raw dinners?
Keep the foods frozen and thaw before you serve. Once thawed, you can keep the foods refrigerated for 2-3 days. Always practice good hygiene when handling raw meat, just like when you are preparing dinner for your human family: Always wash your ...
Color variations in product... Is it Safe?
This is normal and not typically a reason for concern. Species Balanced™ dinners are prepared in Small Batches with fresh ingredients sourced from a number of different vendors leading to natural variations even in the same production lot. If your ...
Chubs are messy and inconvenient, why not use... ?
We continue to debate this topic and will happily switch to alternative packaging once we find a better alternative :) Here is a bit of insight into why we chose the current chub packaging. Requirements for packaging... • First, to be compatible with ...