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Oklahoma couple honors pets killed by melamine

A grieving pet owner and her husband have donated five acres of land in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, as a sanctuary to honor the pets that died or became seriously ill during the 2007 melamine-tainted petfood recall, according to a recent article.
A grieving pet owner and her husband have donated five acres of land in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, as a sanctuary to honor the pets that died or became seriously ill during the 2007 melamine-tainted petfood recall, according to a recent article.
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AFP: Processed petfood killing pets

Allergies and obesity are reducing the life expectancy of pets fed industrial food, said Gerard Lippert, a Belgian acupuncturist for animals who recently completed a study on the diets of 600 dead dogs, according to an Associated French Press ...
Allergies and obesity are reducing the life expectancy of pets fed industrial food, said Gerard Lippert, a Belgian acupuncturist for animals who recently completed a study on the diets of 600 dead dogs, according to an Associated French Press article.
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IAMS, pet treat bakery reps attend pet fair

At the recent Healthy Pet Fair in Dayton, Ohio, USA, representatives from local vendors and pet service companies, including IAMS and the Puppy Cake Bakery, were on hand to answer questions and present information about their products.
At the recent Healthy Pet Fair in Dayton, Ohio, USA, representatives from local vendors and pet service companies, including IAMS and the Puppy Cake Bakery, were on hand to answer questions and present information about their products.
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Katie Couric reports on petfood banks

CBS news anchor Katie Couric recently reported that the Petco Foundation and other organizations are building a nationwide network of petfood banks and Meals on Wheels now provides food for the pets of people it serves.
CBS news anchor Katie Couric recently reported that the Petco Foundation and other organizations are building a nationwide network of petfood banks and Meals on Wheels now provides food for the pets of people it serves.
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Natura goes green with initiatives

 Natura Pet Products challenged pet owners to go green this upcoming Earth Day on April 22 by supporting petfood manufacturers that are involved in environmental practices.
Natura Pet Products challenged pet owners to go green this upcoming Earth Day on April 22 by supporting petfood manufacturers that are involved in environmental practices.
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NSF announces, presents food safety awards

 NSF International announced the following as recipients of the organization's 2010 Food Safety Leadership Awards:
NSF International announced the following as recipients of the organization’s 2010 Food Safety Leadership Awards:
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Purina brands raise awareness about recycling cans

To demonstrate the recyclability of petfood cans to consumers and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, Purina's Friskies and Fancy Feast brands created the "Together We Can" campaign. 
To demonstrate the recyclability of petfood cans to consumers and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, Purina’s Friskies and Fancy Feast brands created the “Together We Can” campaign.
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Article: 'Commercial petfood is bad' a myth

Mike Grant, the nutritional science director for SeniorPetProducts.com, recently debunked the myth that commercial dog foods are allegedly bad in a San Francisco Chronicle article.
Mike Grant, the nutritional science director for SeniorPetProducts.com, recently debunked the myth that commercial dog foods are allegedly bad in a San Francisco Chronicle article.
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Cargill expands YouTube food campaign

After launching a campaign featuring a YouTube video about families struggling to feed their pets, Cargill achieved its initial goal of 10,000 views and as a result, will deliver a truckload of its Loyall petfood to the Second Harvest Heartland...
After launching a campaign featuring a YouTube video about families struggling to feed their pets, Cargill achieved its initial goal of 10,000 views and as a result, will deliver a truckload of its Loyall petfood to the Second Harvest Heartland food bank.
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Company recalls its canine joint medication

Response Products is voluntarily recalling Cetyl M for Dogs, lot numbers 1210903 and 0128010, due to a possible Salmonella contamination from the hydrolyzed vegetable protein component provided by Basic Foods.
Response Products is voluntarily recalling Cetyl M for Dogs, lot numbers 1210903 and 0128010, due to a possible Salmonella contamination from the hydrolyzed vegetable protein component provided by Basic Foods.
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