Pet Food News

Couple, company plead guilty in melamine case

Husband and wife Stephen and Sally Miller, along with their company, ChemNutra Inc., pleaded guilty June 16 to distributing a tainted ingredient used to make petfood that reportedly sickened or killed thousands of pets, according to The ...
Husband and wife Stephen and Sally Miller, along with their company, ChemNutra Inc., pleaded guilty June 16 to distributing a tainted ingredient used to make petfood that reportedly sickened or killed thousands of pets, according to The Associated Press.
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Market reports available from Packaged Facts

Packaged Facts, a market analysis company, announced the release of 15- to 30-page summaries of Packaged Facts' full-length market research reports.
Packaged Facts, a market analysis company, announced the release of 15- to 30-page summaries of Packaged Facts' full-length market research reports.
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NSF, American Society for Nutrition to administer new program

NSF International and the American Society for Nutrition announced their joint roles in administering a new nutritional front-of-package labeling program, the Smart Choices Program. 
NSF International and the American Society for Nutrition announced their joint roles in administering a new nutritional front-of-package labeling program, the Smart Choices Program.
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Free seminar on FDA regulations

East-West Logistics Inc. is hosting a free seminar on June 29 from 2-5 p.m. when FDA officials will explain and address questions about FDA regulations.
East-West Logistics Inc. is hosting a free seminar on June 29 from 2-5 p.m. when FDA officials will explain and address questions about FDA regulations.
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New Canadian petfood import regulations

Canada's new import requirements for petfoods, treats and compound chews become effective July 1, 2009.
Canada's new import requirements for petfoods, treats and compound chews become effective July 1, 2009.
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Purina to launch pet gear line

Nestlé Purina announced the launch of a comprehensive line of Purina-licensed dog and cat accessories at retailers including Kmart, Safeway, Meijer, Stop & Shop and Giant. 
Nestlé Purina announced the launch of a comprehensive line of Purina-licensed dog and cat accessories at retailers including Kmart, Safeway, Meijer, Stop & Shop and Giant.
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US, Canada agree over organic certification equivalency

Following a review by both nations of the other's organic certification program, the two countries determined that products meeting the standard in the US can be sold as organic in Canada and vice versa, effective June 30, according to a USDA ...
Following a review by both nations of the other's organic certification program, the two countries determined that products meeting the standard in the US can be sold as organic in Canada and vice versa, effective June 30, according to a USDA press release.
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Research firm: Pet industry to grow in 2009

The pet industry is expected to generate $51.6 billion this year, an increase of 1.3% from 2008, according to US industry research firm IBISWorld.
The pet industry is expected to generate $51.6 billion this year, an increase of 1.3% from 2008, according to US industry research firm IBISWorld.
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