By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
Published: 16:47 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 1 July 2019
Sixteen pet food brands have been named in an ongoing investigation over dietary links to canine heart disease.
The FDA is studying the link between dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and food after 199 dogs died in over 500 cases between 2014 and 2018.
Of all the cases of DCM reported through to this year the brands that most frequently cropped up were Acana with 67, Zignature with 64 and Taste of the Wild with 53.
The FDA is probing a link to legumes, seeds and potatoes.
A hungry Labrador retriever munching on his lunch (stock photo)
Of all the cases of DCM reported through to this year the brands that most frequently cropped up were Acana with 67 (file image of Acana left) and Zignature with 64 (right)
There was 53 cases where dogs fed Zignature suffered heart disease