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140 dog, cat food dates and lots recalled by Midwestern Pet Foods

This recall covers only certain products manufactured at Midwestern Pet Foods Monmouth, Illinois facility.
Midwestern Pet Foods, Evansville, Indiana is issuing a voluntary recall of specific expiration dates of certain dog and cat food produced at its Monmouth, Illinois production facility because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
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Chewy, Purina surveys on premiumization and transparency

In the Purina survey, 92% of all pet owners were interested in learning more about where ingredients for their pet’s food are sourced, especially dog owners.
Two giants in the pet industry, Purina and Chewy, released their own independent survey results on transparency and premiumization, respectively.
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JD adds dog, cat profiles to e-commerce site in China

For the dog and cat profiles, JD uses the e-commerce giant’s big data analysis to provide updates of suitable products, services and care instructions.
The system, called the My Pet Profile Initiative, allows customers to receive recommendations for pet products and services.
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Pandemic pets face health, care problems from novices

In 2020, pandemic-driven demand altered the pet market, reducing owner preparation and diligence as people scrambled to buy what puppies they could without investigating the source or even seeing the young dog.
Pet food companies have an opportunity to help these new owners of new dogs. As the dynamic of the pandemic changes, dog food companies may build consumer trust and loyalty by expanding efforts to reach new pet owners.
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