"The most common uses for food grade DE is as an Absorbent and Deodourizing agent to remove water on a micro level, reducing and eliminating unwanted odours, mould, and moisture. Another way to use DE is as a Detox and Cleanse to be added to the diet to help with parasites, removing heavy metals, and even lowering cholesterol, for more information about human consumption see DE for People.
Another popular use is for Pets and Livestock (farm animals). Our DE is safe to add to your pet's diet or to use for other pets applications. Our DE is also suitable for feeding to cattle, goats, pigs, chickens or any other livestock. It's very effective to increase the metabolism, remove unwanted parasites from inside the intestinal tract, improve the shine of fur and strength of hooves, and lastly it keep the feed from moulding and acts as the best anti-caking agent to ensure that your feed doesn't mould and pours with ease."- http://www.diatomaceousearth.ca/
Golden Dog Sled Adventures uses Diatomaceous Earth in all of our dogs meals. It reduces and eliminates internal worms and parasites. It helps boost their metabolism, and immune system as well as helps make stronger teeth and nails. You will also notice a shinier coat.
Diatomaceous Earth can also be rubbed into their coats to kill ticks, fleas and other mites. As wel as can be sprinkled on the ground around their kennel to help eliminate such pests.
This is a product that is safe for humans to ingest as well. When working with animals, and faeces that may contain internal worms, it doesn't hurt to put a little of the powder in your smoothie in the morning.
Here in Golden, BC Elite Nutrition "Your Natural Health Source" carries the Food Grade product.