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Pet industry trade show reports strong traffic

The 43rd Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show and Educational Conference, held in October in Rosemont, Illinois, USA, drew more than 8,800 registered buyers from almost 2,600 companies.
The 43rd Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show and Educational Conference, held in October in Rosemont, Illinois, USA, drew more than 8,800 registered buyers from almost 2,600 companies.
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Pet nutritionist to discuss homemade petfood

Pet nutritionist Hilary Watson will speak at two events in November about pet nutrition and homemade dog food.
Pet nutritionist Hilary Watson will speak at two events in November about pet nutrition and homemade dog food.
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Purina continues as strong suit for Nestle

Nestle's recent sales of petcare products under the Purina name rose at more than double the rate of food and beverage sales, according to reports.
Nestle’s recent sales of petcare products under the Purina name rose at more than double the rate of food and beverage sales, according to reports.
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Report offers insights on Russian petfood market

Research and Markets has released the report: "Snapshots Russia Pet Food 2009," providing 2007 year-end market size data, with 2008 estimates, five years of historical data and five-year forecasts.
Research and Markets has released the report: "Snapshots Russia Pet Food 2009," providing 2007 year-end market size data, with 2008 estimates, five years of historical data and five-year forecasts.
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Wysong widens recall due to mold

Wysong expanded the recall of its extruded dog foods manufactured in June, July and August of 2009 with lot numbers Maintenance 090817, Senior 090811 and Synorgon 090629. 
Wysong expanded the recall of its extruded dog foods manufactured in June, July and August of 2009 with lot numbers Maintenance 090817, Senior 090811 and Synorgon 090629.
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PFI elects Bob Kelly as chairman

The Pet Food Institute announced the election of Bob Kelly as its new chairman of the board. Kelly, president of Bil-Jac Foods Inc., was elected by the board of directors at PFI's 52nd Annual Industry Meeting on October 15.
The Pet Food Institute announced the election of Bob Kelly as its new chairman of the board. Kelly, president of Bil-Jac Foods Inc., was elected by the board of directors at PFI’s 52nd Annual Industry Meeting on October 15.
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FDA addresses PFI meeting

The animal-related division of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) looks at what it can do to prevent a problem before it becomes a problem, FDA Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein told those attending the Pet Food Institute (PFI) annual...
The animal-related division of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) looks at what it can do to prevent a problem before it becomes a problem, FDA Deputy Commissioner Joshua Sharfstein told those attending the Pet Food Institute (PFI) annual meeting in Washington, DC.
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Tyson plans to expand petfood operation

Tyson Foods Inc. announced it will spend $6.6 million in renovations and equipment for a plant in Independence, Iowa, USA, with plans to expand its petfood operation by early 2010.
Tyson Foods Inc. announced it will spend $6.6 million in renovations and equipment for a plant in Independence, Iowa, USA, with plans to expand its petfood operation by early 2010.
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AFIA gives support to Siddiqui

The American Feed Industry Association expressed its support of President Barack Obama's nomination of Dr. Isi A. Siddiqui to be the country's next chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
The American Feed Industry Association expressed its support of President Barack Obama’s nomination of Dr. Isi A. Siddiqui to be the country’s next chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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Fressnapf expands in Europe

Fressnapf, the Krefeld, Germany-based specialty chain for petfood and accessories, opened 13 stores in Germany and 12 more across Europe in the third quarter, increasing the number of Fressnapf stores in Germany to 750 and making a total of...
Fressnapf, the Krefeld, Germany-based specialty chain for petfood and accessories, opened 13 stores in Germany and 12 more across Europe in the third quarter, increasing the number of Fressnapf stores in Germany to 750 and making a total of 1,051 Europe-wide.
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