Pet Food News

Egg antibodies in cat food may fight human allergies

Researchers found that when egg IgY antibodies are introduced to cats’ diets they result in reduced activity of the Fel d1 allergen in cats’ saliva.
Scientists found an antibody in eggs that, when included in cats’ diets, can neutralize a chemical involved in human’s allergic reaction to felines.
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4 pet food blogs July ‘19: Salmonella, DCM, supplements

In July 2019, bloggers and columnists on Petfood Industry wrote about South America’s growing market, ties among human food, pet products and pathogens, as well as dilated cardiomyopathy.
These blogs and columns reflected Petfood Industries opinions and observations about recent developments in the dog, cat and other pet food markets.
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Mexican pet food innovation opportunity: Neutered pets

Few Latin American pet food companies have developed products catered to neutered or spayed pets, leaving room for new product development
In a region with a large number of uncontrolled pet births, Latin American pet food companies have opportunity to develop formulas catering to sterile pets.
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FDA, CDC recommend no pig ear dog chew use in US

As of July 31, people in 33 states have reported 127 cases of Salmonella infections. Twenty-six humans were hospitalized in these cases.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended that people neither buy nor use all pig ear pet treats in the United States.
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Petfood Forum announces CPG brand expert as 2020 keynote

Bonin Bough, marketing executive over billion-dollar consumer product good brands, will explain how to create value by hacking your business.
Petfood Forum 2020 announces keynote Bonin Bough, host of CNBC’s ‘The Cleveland Hustles’ and awarded marketing expert of billion-dollar consumer product goods.
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