Pet Product News International published a list of its top 10 most-read pet industry stories of 2011 by online readers, which includes a number of petfood-related stories.
Readers were most interested in the magazine's articles about petfood recalls, with "Aflatoxin Prompts Third Dog Food Recall in a Week" cited as the most-read story. Another story that ranked among the top-read was "Consumer Reports Urges Pet Owners to Forgo Premium Pet Food, Shop for Vet Services," in which Consumer Reports advised pet owners to save money by not purchasing premium petfoods. Readers were also interested in "Pet Industry Spending Tops $48 Billion in 2010," an article on petfood manufacturer Natura Pet Products class-action lawsuit settlement, Petco's acquisition of Ohio, USA-based pet specialty retailer Complete Petmart, and an article on the top pet products from 2011 Global Pet Expo.
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