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Table 1 Water activity and pH values of dry dog food brands

From: Assessing the potential for Salmonella growth in rehydrated dry dog food

  Dog Food Brand
#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8
pH 5.30 ± 0.02a 5.52 ± 0.01 5.70 ± 0.02 5.83 ± 0.02 6.13 ± 0.02 6.12 ± 0.04 5.39 ± 0.04 5.02 ± 0.02
aw (no added water) 0.495 ± 0.012 0.486 ± 0.010 0.401 ± 0.008 0.492 ± 0.009 0.459 ± 0.003 0.434 ± 0.009 0.661 ± 0.009 0.653 ± 0.010
  1. aValues represent the mean and standard deviation of three samples