The odor from a Royal Canin pet food facility in Sioux City, Iowa, USA has decreased enough to please local officials, reported Siouxland Matters, an ABC affiliate.
The city council had set a mid-December deadline for the facility to reduce the smell that was bothering residents. The deadline was met, and the pet food facility committed to regularly cleaning its lines and tanks. Odor detection companies will continue working with Royal Canin to ensure the odor stays low.
Tjitze Smit of GrainTec A/S discussed methods for reducing odor from pet food production in his 2011 Petfood Forum Europe presentation. Smit delineated six methods for odor control.
Officials in North Sioux City say that the smell from the Royal Canin Plant has faded. The city council had set a mid-December deadline for the pet food plant to fix its odor problem affecting residents there.
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