Pet Food News

Smithfield to not lay off more than 30 employees

Smithfield Foods Inc. announced its plan to not lay off more than 30 workers at its soon-to-close Smithfield Packing Co. South plant in Virginia, USA, despite the company's 2009 prediction that it was going to lay off 340 employees. 
Smithfield Foods Inc. announced its plan to not lay off more than 30 workers at its soon-to-close Smithfield Packing Co. South plant in Virginia, USA, despite the company’s 2009 prediction that it was going to lay off 340 employees.
Read More

Kemin acquires encapsulation technology

Kemin Industries Inc. has acquired a majority share of an Italian manufacturer of encapsulation technology and products sold via distribution by Soda Feed Ingredients.
Kemin Industries Inc. has acquired a majority share of an Italian manufacturer of encapsulation technology and products sold via distribution by Soda Feed Ingredients.
Read More

Website connects job candidates with employers

AnimalJobHunter.com is a recently founded website designed to match the needs of pet industry employers with qualified candidates.
AnimalJobHunter.com is a recently founded website designed to match the needs of pet industry employers with qualified candidates.
Read More

Cranimals featured in new book

Certified organic pet supplements Cranimals have been featured in the recently released book 30 Days Without Kibble.
Certified organic pet supplements Cranimals have been featured in the recently released book 30 Days Without Kibble.
Read More

Pudgy pets support group works with petfood company

Smith Veterinary Hospital in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, has created a Chub Club to offer support to owners of pets that need to lose weight, according to The Canadian Press.
Smith Veterinary Hospital in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, has created a Chub Club to offer support to owners of pets that need to lose weight, according to The Canadian Press.
Read More

French group to build new production plant

French animal nutrition group Glon will invest €13 million (US$18.8 million) to construct a new plant that will produce medicated products for pets.
French animal nutrition group Glon will invest €13 million (US$18.8 million) to construct a new plant that will produce medicated products for pets.
Read More

FDA seeks feedback on petfood recall questionnaire

The US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on its recently released Pet Food Early Warning Recall Rational Questionnaire.
The US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on its recently released Pet Food Early Warning Recall Rational Questionnaire.
Read More

HSUS endorses stores that don't sell puppies

The Humane Society of the United States has endorsed 45 Chicago, Illinois, USA, pet stores that have pledged not to carry puppies in hopes of funneling more customers to those retailers, rewarding them for steering clear of "puppy mills,"...
The Humane Society of the United States has endorsed 45 Chicago, Illinois, USA, pet stores that have pledged not to carry puppies in hopes of funneling more customers to those retailers, rewarding them for steering clear of “puppy mills,” according to the Chicago Tribune.
Read More

Popular Stories