Learn how pet food additives and supplement research and trends affect how dog and cat food is formulated from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Topics include preventing pet food spoilage, adding trace minerals and antioxidants to formulations, extending shelf life, and supporting pet gut health.
Endexx Corporation completed the first round of production of Phyto-Bites.
October 20, 2016
Endexx Corporation, a provider of phytonutrient based food and nutritional products, completed the first round of production of its pet product line, Phyto-Bites, a cannabidiol-infused soft chew treats for dogs.
As pet food ingredients, trace minerals play an important physiological role and are necessary to maintain body function and optimize health, growth, reproductive performance and immune response in pets.
Pet food ingredients are included under a voluntary GRAS notification system.
August 23, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule that amended and clarified the criteria in FDA regulations for when a substance is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) under the conditions of its intended use.
On October 28-30, 2015, nearly 200 participants attended the fall edition of the Petfood Innovation Workshop (Focus on Treats) & K-State Pet Food Experience at K-State University in Manhattan, Kansas, USA. Major pet food manufacturing companies were represented along with entrepreneurs from smaller companies, leaders from trade associations and regulatory officials from various states.
The January 2017 issue of Petfood Industry covers covers how a 40-year-old natural, holistic pet food company has seen great success by getting the word out about what has always been its most important asset: nutritious, high-quality ingredients.