Pet Food Ingredients / Pet Food Regulations / Pet Food Labeling
on June 3, 2020

AAFCO to require qualification of the term ‘buffalo’

New requirements will require label updates, and there is currently no grace period for enforcement.

As the pet food industry strives to utilize more and different novel proteins for inclusion in dog and cat foods, "buffalo" has become a popular ingredient. However, as the market grew, it rapidly became unclear as to which species of animal a given manufacturer was referring. This opened the door…

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