Integrated Management Information Inc. (IMI) in Castle Rock, Colorado, USA, has named Melissa Brookshire, DVM, as product manager of its Pet Supply Verification program, a new petfood verification system designed to "build consumer confidence in petfood products." Brookshire was previously director of veterinary technical services for Diamond Pet Foods. For more information go to www.imiglobal.com .
Still in its infancy, cell-cultured meat is being looked at for its possibilities, but environmental challenges exist, as well.
By David Sprinkle
While forecasts can have short shelf lives, being overtaken by unforeseen events, there’s no question that the U.S. economy and American houseeholds have been buffeted by COVID-19 shutdowns and illnesses, patches of job insecurity despite low unemployment rates and record price inflation only partially offset by wage increases.