Petfood professionals can save 10% on registration for Petfood Forum Europe 2015, the exclusive conference for and about the European petfood industry, if they register by April 1 on PetfoodForumEvents.com.
Registration to the June 10 conference, which will be held at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, in conjunction with Victam/GRAPAS/FIAAP International, includes access to all session, plus a full buffet lunch and two coffee breaks. All offer excellent ways to network with petfood peers from throughout Europe and the world.
Speakers for Petfood Forum Europe include Tarique Arsiwalla, founder and director of Protix Biosystems, explaining how insect protein meal can be a safe, sustainably produced source of nutrients in petfoods; David Primrose, MSc, technical consultant for Synergy Food Ingredients, presenting on safe petfood in the 21st century and its link to brand equity; and Terry McArdle, European pet manager of the Alltech European Biosciences Centre, describing the benefits of feeding algae as an antioxidant and omega-3 ingredient for dogs.
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By Tim Wall
When scientists reviewed what research there is on insect-based ingredients in dog and cat foods, they found only two studies have evaluated how insect-based dog foods affect the nutritional status and health of dogs and none on cats.