The American Veterinary Medical Association recently posted on its website an FAQ section related to dry petfood and Salmonella.
The content addresses questions the association has received given the recent petfood recalls due to possible or confirmed Salmonella contamination and a manuscript recently published that reported 79 cases of human Salmonella infection from 2006-2008 associated with contaminated dry dog and cat food.
By Lindsay Beaton
Pet food safety is top-of-mind all along the production line, and everything from the ingredients to the equipment must offer solutions.
By Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Many hours, efforts, dollars and brainpower go into pet food companies’ and regulatory bodies’ efforts to ensure that products on the market are safe and healthy for pets.