Pet Food News

New pet food contrast: decadent versus healthy dog treats

While the recipes were formulated for dogs’ and cats’ digestive systems, their marketing targeted human tastes and desires.
The movement of human trends into pet food follows contradictory paths as pet owners want their pets to enjoy the both hedonistic and healthy foods inspired by human cuisine.
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143 Salmonella cases tied to pig ear dog chews from 3 firms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its report on its ongoing investigation into Salmonella infections connected to pig ear dog treats.
As of August 27, the Centers for Disease Control report 143 cases of human infection by Salmonella enterica related to exposure to pig ear dog treats.
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Dog Goods expands pig ear dog treat recall for Salmonella

Dog Goods voluntarily expanded its recall of pig ear dog treats to include all 30-packs of Berkley ad Jensen brand pig ears sold at BJ's Wholesale Club stores.
This recall is being expanded after Rhode Island Department of Health testing found Salmonella in Berkley and Jensen brand pig ear pet treats.
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8 Petfood Industry blogs, columns August 2019: DCM, CBD

In August 2019, Petfood Industry’s contributors covered topics ranging from dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) to cannabidiol (CBD) to pet food shopper loyalty.
These eight columns, blogs and feature articles also covered pet food branding, sustainability and natural claims.
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FDA cautions about some Aunt Jeni’s frozen raw dog food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautioned pet owners not to feed their pets certain lots of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made frozen raw dog food.
Two samples of finished product collected during an inspection of Aunt Jeni’s Home Made tested positive for Salmonella, and/or L. mono.
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