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Purina introduces new treat for cats

Purina has recently launched its Fancy Feast Appetizers for cats, according to a news report. Purina claims it took a team of 40 about 3.5 years to develop a cat food and introduce it to the $17 billion U.S. petfood industry. The company is...
Purina has recently launched its Fancy Feast Appetizers for cats, according to a news report. Purina claims it took a team of 40 about 3.5 years to develop a cat food and introduce it to the $17 billion U.S. petfood industry. The company is launching a national ad campaign beginning next month to market the product as a premium brand.
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PFI to hold China export training program

The Pet food Institute is holding a special training session for its members and others from the U.S. petfood industry on China's facility certification and product registration requirements on July 30 in Washington.
The Pet food Institute is holding a special training session for its members and others from the U.S. petfood industry on China’s facility certification and product registration requirements on July 30 in Washington.
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Arenus inks sponsorship pact with DockDogs

Animal health company Arenus, the petfood and pet care division of Novus International, has signed an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Ohio-based DockDogs, an independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national and...
Animal health company Arenus, the petfood and pet care division of Novus International, has signed an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Ohio-based DockDogs, an independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national and international dock jumping performance sports, according to a press release.
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AFIA launches website for safe feed program

The American Feed Industry Association launched a new website that provides details about the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program.
The American Feed Industry Association launched a new website that provides details about the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program.
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People less likely to switch pet brands

A recent poll by ICOM found 59% of people surveyed switched from national brands to private labels for food and household products in the last six months.
A recent poll by ICOM found 59% of people surveyed switched from national brands to private labels for food and household products in the last six months.
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Petfood home delivery a hit in India

Pet owners in New Delhi, India, can now get petfood delivered to their home for free, according to the Indo-Asian News Service.
Pet owners in New Delhi, India, can now get petfood delivered to their home for free, according to the Indo-Asian News Service.
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Interzoo 2010 organizer expects 37,000+ visitors

The current level of registrations for Interzoo 2010, which will take place in Nuremberg, Germany May 13-16, has surpassed registration numbers from 2008, according to PETglobal.
The current level of registrations for Interzoo 2010, which will take place in Nuremberg, Germany May 13-16, has surpassed registration numbers from 2008, according to PETglobal.
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Hill's to announce scholarship winner

Hill's Pet Nutrition will grant one third-year veterinary student with a chance to have up to $25,000 of his or her senior year paid for through the Hill's Big Win Scholarship.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition will grant one third-year veterinary student with a chance to have up to $25,000 of his or her senior year paid for through the Hill’s Big Win Scholarship.
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Pet supplements found to be less than promised

The National Animal Supplement Council found that 24 of the 87 brands it tested recently did not contain what was claimed, said council president, William Bookout, in an article from The Associated Press.
The National Animal Supplement Council found that 24 of the 87 brands it tested recently did not contain what was claimed, said council president, William Bookout, in an article from The Associated Press.
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