Market research David Lummis of Packaged Facts covers the topic, "Alternative petfoods: before, during and after the recalls," a presentation he gave in April 2008 at the Petfood Forum in Chicago. He examines market trends for petfoods that are:
- Organic or
Much of the boom in these products in the US stems from the spring 2007 melamine-associated recalls. He also covers other market drivers for these products including an aging pet population, functional pampering and more interest in health and wellness.