In October 2019, Petfood Industry contributors published eight blogs about antioxidants, crisis management, canine dilated cardiomyopathy and other topics.

Ethoxyquin limits Peru, Chile fishmeal use in pet food

October 2, 2019

Although Peruvian and Chilean fishmeal producers have interest in entering the pet food market, use of a synthetic antioxidant may limit their access.

Jane Goodall’s dog teaches pet food industry humanization

October 7, 2019

Jane Goodall’s childhood pet dog, Rusty, taught her that animals have minds and personalities. The pet food industry can facilitate empathy for wildlife.

How pet food transparency helps with crisis management

October 9, 2019

Practicing transparency with your pet food brand lets you define yourself and tell your story, while building goodwill to draw on in the event of a crisis.

Avoid pet food media crises with preemptive press releases

October 16, 2019

Preemptive press releases ensure that a pet food company can get their message out to journalists as quickly as possible.

FDA’s DCM updates miss the mark with consumers, industry

October 18, 2019

FDA claims it must keep the public informed about its DCM investigation, yet its updates have only caused consumer fear and pet food industry anxiety.

Johnny Cash resented retail cat food purchase in 1955

October 24, 2019

Seventy years ago, commercial cat food was still something of a novelty and luxury.

The complexities of sustainable pet food packaging

October 24, 2019

The many facets of recycling in the US alongside consumers’ desire for sustainable packaging options have presented plenty of ongoing challenges for the pet food industry.

Beyond clean label: consumers now expect more

October 27, 2019

Pet food and human food consumers want purposeful, inherently healthy ingredients, sustainability and transparency from companies providing food products.