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Homemade petfood's shortcomings

In the US, prompted by a number of petfood recalls and a greater awareness about animal nutrition, reams of pet nutritionists have sprung up, together with cat and dog cookbooks, according to an article by The London Times.
In the US, prompted by a number of petfood recalls and a greater awareness about animal nutrition, reams of pet nutritionists have sprung up, together with cat and dog cookbooks, according to an article by The London Times.
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Irradiation to blame for poisoned pets

Pet owners and veterinarians claim that dogs and cats in Australia were poisoned by imported petfood, according to a report by the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Pet owners and veterinarians claim that dogs and cats in Australia were poisoned by imported petfood, according to a report by the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
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PetSmart recalls Grreat Choice dog biscuits

The recent outbreak of salmonella typhimurium has been linked to products manufactured by the Peanut Corp. of America in its Blakely, Georgia, plant. Peanut Corp. produces peanut paste, which is used in the Grreat Choice dog biscuits.
The recent outbreak of salmonella typhimurium has been linked to products manufactured by the Peanut Corp. of America in its Blakely, Georgia, plant. Peanut Corp. produces peanut paste, which is used in the Grreat Choice dog biscuits.
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Shanghai recalls Optima dog food

A Shanghai dealer has issued an emergency recall of a batch of Optima dry dog food produced between August and September of 2008, according to an article by Shanghai Daily.
A Shanghai dealer has issued an emergency recall of a batch of Optima dry dog food produced between August and September of 2008, according to an article by Shanghai Daily.
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PetSmart voluntarily recalls dog biscuits

Federal health officials added petfood to the list of recalled products from a salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter, according to a story from www.abcnews.com.
Federal health officials added petfood to the list of recalled products from a salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter, according to a story from www.abcnews.com.
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Cat cruelty causing outcry in China

About 40 cat lovers protested the offering of felines on restaurant menus outside the Guangdong government office in Beijing, according to an AP story by William Foreman.
About 40 cat lovers protested the offering of felines on restaurant menus outside the Guangdong government office in Beijing, according to an AP story by William Foreman.
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China pet show draws record crowds

The 2008 12th China International Pet Show in China drew 25,000 trade visitors and 476 exhibitors to the Beijing Exhibition Centre from Nov. 6-9, according to a press release.
The 2008 12th China International Pet Show in China drew 25,000 trade visitors and 476 exhibitors to the Beijing Exhibition Centre from Nov. 6-9, according to a press release.
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FDA warns about tainted dog treats

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another caution about tainted petfood from China, according to an article from The Eagle Tribune.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another caution about tainted petfood from China, according to an article from The Eagle Tribune.
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Food safety challenges for 2009

Bill Marler, food safety advocate and managing partner of food-borne illness law firm Marler Clark, asked the food safety community to weigh in on the most pressing food safety challenges for the coming year.
Bill Marler, food safety advocate and managing partner of food-borne illness law firm Marler Clark, asked the food safety community to weigh in on the most pressing food safety challenges for the coming year.
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Increased petfood prices strain sales

Surging petfood expenses are pinching the profit margins of pet store owners, who say the cost increases and the declining economy are driving customers to cheaper supermarket or price club brands, according to an article from The Record.
Surging petfood expenses are pinching the profit margins of pet store owners, who say the cost increases and the declining economy are driving customers to cheaper supermarket or price club brands, according to an article from The Record.
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