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On May 8, 2013

De Haan Petfood stops production in the Netherlands after explosion

One employee injured by explosion in a retort used to sterilize under-pressure cans

Wet petfood manufacturer De Haan Petfood BV has temporarily stopped production as a result of an incident in the petfood production facility in Nieuwkoop, the Netherlands.

In the afternoon on May 7, an explosion occurred in one of the retorts in which under-pressure cans are sterilized. One employee was slightly injured in the blast, and other damages and consequences are currently being assessed.

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