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Australia withdraws irradiation option for petfood treatment

Australia will not allow importers to irradiate imported cat food to reduce microbial hazards, according to a news report. The decision follows reports of possible links between irradiated food and neurological damage.
Australia will not allow importers to irradiate imported cat food to reduce microbial hazards, according to a news report. The decision follows reports of possible links between irradiated food and neurological damage.
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IPE/IFE preregistration opens online

Online preregistration for the 2010 International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo is open. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the American Feed Industry Association, the joint Expo is scheduled January 27-29, at...
Online preregistration for the 2010 International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo is open. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the American Feed Industry Association, the joint Expo is scheduled January 27-29, at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Ga. The preregistration fee is US$35. The preregistration deadline is January 8. On-site registration is US$60.
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Colgate's second quarter sales, revenue fall

Colgate-Palmolive's second-quarter results have shown a decline in revenue, partly because of declines in its Hill's petfood division, Reuters reported. The fall in the share prices wiped out gains from the past two weeks.
Colgate-Palmolive’s second-quarter results have shown a decline in revenue, partly because of declines in its Hill's petfood division, Reuters reported. The fall in the share prices wiped out gains from the past two weeks.
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Lily's Kitchen to debut at Glee Petindex

Lily's Kitchen, recently named the Best Pet Food Company in the U.K. 2009 by the Ethical Good Shopper Guide, will make its debut at the Glee Petindex in September, a news report stated.
Lily’s Kitchen, recently named the Best Pet Food Company in the U.K. 2009 by the Ethical Good Shopper Guide, will make its debut at the Glee Petindex in September, a news report stated.
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Owners spending on pet care despite recession

With more than 65% of American families having a pet, pet care-including food, accessories, veterinary services and grooming-is big business, according to a news report.
With more than 65% of American families having a pet, pet care—including food, accessories, veterinary services and grooming—is big business, according to a news report.
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AFIA concerned about climate-change legislation

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has written a letter to senators, stating its views on climate-change legislation and cap-and-trade issues. The Senate will take up the issue later this year.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has written a letter to senators, stating its views on climate-change legislation and cap-and-trade issues. The Senate will take up the issue later this year.
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AFIA comments on food safety bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted on H.R. 2749, a legislation designed to enhance consumer confidence in food safety, according to a press release. The Senate will be presented the bill later this year.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted on H.R. 2749, a legislation designed to enhance consumer confidence in food safety, according to a press release. The Senate will be presented the bill later this year.
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ASA challenges MPM leading brand claim

MPM Products has been cited by the Advertising Standards Authority for pitting its Applaws cat food brand against Town & Country's HiLife, according to a news report.
MPM Products has been cited by the Advertising Standards Authority for pitting its Applaws cat food brand against Town & Country's HiLife, according to a news report.
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Aller to sell feed mill, focus on petfood

Danish petfood manufacturer Aller Petfood has announced its decision to sell Aller Moelle A/S, a feed mill serving the Danish market, to Dan Aller Holding, which is part of the DLA Group. The company now wants to focus exclusively on Aller...
Danish petfood manufacturer Aller Petfood has announced its decision to sell Aller Moelle A/S, a feed mill serving the Danish market, to Dan Aller Holding, which is part of the DLA Group. The company now wants to focus exclusively on Aller Petfood. Aller Petfood has three other factories, one in Denmark and two in Russia.
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