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 •  April 19

The products may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration. Carnivore Meat Company of Green Bay, WI, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of “Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Toppers” and “Vital Essentials Frozen Beef Chub Entrée for Dogs” raw dog food because the...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 18

“Petfood Forum 101” highlighted how first-time attendees and exhibitors can maximize the value of their experience, along with presenting insights, ideas and opportunities for Forum veterans. Read excerpts from the six-part series below, then check out the full articles to make the most of Petfood Forum. Petfood Forum 2018 will be held April 23–25,...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 17

Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, Ohio, USA, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 28-ounce Sunseed Vita Prima Exotics Sugar Glider Formula. Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, Ohio, USA, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 28-ounce Sunseed Vita Prima Exotics Sugar Glider Formula because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 16

Are we in the age of precise pet nutrition? Sandy Robins, author and pet lifestyle expert, thinks so. She made a compelling case at Petfood Forum Asia 2018 on March 28 by taking conference attendees through a timeline of significant events in the development of commercial pet food, from their debut in the marketplace in the 1960s to the 2000s and...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 16

K9 Natural Ltd. is voluntarily recalling four batches of the K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast 2.2 pound and 11 pound bags of raw dog food that were imported into the US market in June 2017 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, according to…

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 15

The major pet industry event held March 21-23 in Orlando, FL, celebrated its 14th show with record-setting size. Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) announced that Global Pet Expo 2018 ended its 14th show with record-setting size during the three-day industry event. Global Pet Expo,...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 15

The paper offers recent scientific data and practical guidance for feeding older dogs. The European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF) has published an expert paper on the nutritional needs of older dogs. FEDIAF is an umbrella organization of national pet food industry associations, representing the European pet food industry with around 200...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 15

United Petfood, a Belgium-based producer of pet food, has acquired the Dutch company Animal Lovers. Animal Lovers is a producer of treats for dogs, horses and rodents in Coevorden in the Netherlands. The acquisition of Animal Lovers will help United Petfood strengthen its position in the international dog treat market. Animal Lovers has 25 years of...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 15

Petnet and Petnostics will use pet health test results to make more precise pet food recommendations. Petnet, a provider of pet owner technologies, has made an integration agreement with Petnostics, a pet health diagnostics company. The agreement means Petnet customers can use Petnostics' health diagnostics technology to help their pets receive the...

Petfood Industry.com

 •  April 13

Consumer demands often shape pet food formulation, said Sara Cutler, PhD, technical service manager for Kemin Industries, in the video below from Petfood Forum 2017. Pet food trends, such as gluten-free, no corn, no wheat or no soy, force pet food manufacturers to substitute ingredients. Those substitutions can cause challenges. “If you start...