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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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C&D Foods cuts back staff after reporting loss

Irish petfood manufacturer C&D Foods reported an operating loss of nearly €1 million (US$1.35 million) during 2008, resulting in laying off more than 50 staff members, according to a recent article.
Irish petfood manufacturer C&D Foods reported an operating loss of nearly €1 million (US$1.35 million) during 2008, resulting in laying off more than 50 staff members, according to a recent article.
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German petfood sales down, total money spent up

Germans spent more money on their pets with a turnover on petfood increasing by 2.7% to €2.97 billion (US$4 billion), according to a recent article.
Germans spent more money on their pets with a turnover on petfood increasing by 2.7% to €2.97 billion (US$4 billion), according to a recent article.
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Global pet care market report now available

The Pet Supplies and Pet Care Products: Global Market Overview 2010 report from Packaged Facts charts global sales of non-food pet products for the 2005-2009 and 2009-2014 periods, comparing sales of non-food supplies with sales of pet food and...
The Pet Supplies and Pet Care Products: Global Market Overview 2010 report from Packaged Facts charts global sales of non-food pet products for the 2005-2009 and 2009-2014 periods, comparing sales of non-food supplies with sales of pet food and pet products overall and providing additional 2009 breakouts by world region, marketer and distribution channel.
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Global Pet Expo sees record attendance

After compiling final show numbers, the American Pet Products Association and Pet Industry Distributors Association announced that Global Pet Expo 2010 exceeded attendance expectations.
After compiling final show numbers, the American Pet Products Association and Pet Industry Distributors Association announced that Global Pet Expo 2010 exceeded attendance expectations.
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NOP proposes stricter organic petfood qualifications

The United States Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program recently released a recommendation that petfood should not be called organic if it contains vitamins and minerals that are not organic, even if all other ingredients are...
The United States Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program recently released a recommendation that petfood should not be called organic if it contains vitamins and minerals that are not organic, even if all other ingredients are organic, according to an article.
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The Pet Chef wins Life Enriching Discoveries award

Brother International Philippines awarded Naomi Charmaine Quimpo with Life Enriching Discoveries with her business concept, The Pet Chef - Gourmet Home Cooked Dog Food.
Brother International Philippines awarded Naomi Charmaine Quimpo with Life Enriching Discoveries with her business concept, The Pet Chef – Gourmet Home Cooked Dog Food.
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