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Wellness adds to hypoallergenic petfood line

In a national survey conducted by Harris Interactive for Wellness Natural Petfood, owners of dogs with food allergies are confused about how to treat them.
In a national survey conducted by Harris Interactive for Wellness Natural Petfood, owners of dogs with food allergies are confused about how to treat them.
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Del Monte offers US$450 million in notes to raise money

Del Monte Foods Company said its wholly owned subsidiary, Del Monte Corp., is making a private placement offering of US$450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior subordinated notes (new notes).
Del Monte Foods Company said its wholly owned subsidiary, Del Monte Corp., is making a private placement offering of US$450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior subordinated notes (new notes).
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NAVTA students to raise money for pet fund

Student chapters of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America will be raising money during National Veterinary Technician Week, Oct. 11-17, to help boost the American Animal Hospital Association's Helping Pets Fund.
Student chapters of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America will be raising money during National Veterinary Technician Week, Oct. 11-17, to help boost the American Animal Hospital Association's Helping Pets Fund.
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Nutro UK to close

High ingredients prices and trade exchange blamed
High ingredients prices and trade exchange blamed
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Study on US petfood market available

Consumer safety concerns continue to drive growth in natural and other categories
A report available through Aarkstore Enterprise, "Pet Food in the US: Health, Humanization and High Quality Ingredients in an Increasingly Value-Driven Global Market, 8th Edition," provides market size estimates for the overall retail universe, while quantifying mass-market sales to the marketer/brand share level.
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Vick tackles yield petfood donations

Main Line Animal Rescue, of Washington, D.C., placed an ad in Washington Post, promising to donate five bags of dog food to a local animal shelter each time Michael Vick is tackled during the Eagles' match with the Redskins, Oct. 26. 
Main Line Animal Rescue, of Washington, D.C., placed an ad in Washington Post, promising to donate five bags of dog food to a local animal shelter each time Michael Vick is tackled during the Eagles' match with the Redskins, Oct. 26.
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Analytical methods for melamine, triazine analogs

The following methods for detection of melamine/cyanuric acid were developed by FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs.
The following methods for detection of melamine/cyanuric acid were developed by FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs.
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Castor & Pollux make Inc.'s fast-growing company list

Castor & Pollux Pet Works was named to Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing companies again, earning the 615th spot on the 2009 Top 500/5,000 listing.
Castor & Pollux Pet Works was named to Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing companies again, earning the 615th spot on the 2009 Top 500/5,000 listing.
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Honest Kitchen switches to free-range chicken

The Honest Kitchen is transitioning all its chicken-based, dehydrated raw petfoods to sustainably farmed, free-range chicken this fall.
The Honest Kitchen is transitioning all its chicken-based, dehydrated raw petfoods to sustainably farmed, free-range chicken this fall.
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