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Former teacher opens homemade petfood business

Lynn "Nahnee" LaPointe, who worked as an educator in the Van Buren Public Schools for 27 years, has opened Nahnee's Nibbles, a business in Wayne, Mich., USA, that provides homemade meals for pets, according to an article from The Belleville View.
Lynn "Nahnee" LaPointe, who worked as an educator in the Van Buren Public Schools for 27 years, has opened Nahnee's Nibbles, a business in Wayne, Mich., USA, that provides homemade meals for pets, according to an article from The Belleville View.
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Novus receives LEED certification

Novus International Inc.'s new global headquarters in Missouri, USA received the Platinum LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council today, according to a company press release.
Novus International Inc.’s new global headquarters in Missouri, USA received the Platinum LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council today, according to a company press release.
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Nutro, FDA deny investigation

Nutro Products Inc. has denied that the company is being investigated by the FDA despite an anonymous FDA official affirming the investigation, according to an article on www.consumeraffairs.com.
Nutro Products Inc. has denied that the company is being investigated by the FDA despite an anonymous FDA official affirming the investigation, according to an article on www.consumeraffairs.com.
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Petfood company sponsors 'Bow-Wow Bailout'

Dogswell, a petfood company in Los Angeles, Calif., USA, is sponsoring the nationwide Bow-Wow Bailout in order to help struggling pet owners who can't afford to feed their pets, according to an article on www.dogchannel.com.
Dogswell, a petfood company in Los Angeles, Calif., USA, is sponsoring the nationwide Bow-Wow Bailout in order to help struggling pet owners who can’t afford to feed their pets, according to an article on www.dogchannel.com.
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Simmons tweaks palletizing operations to meet demand

As manufacturers watch the market for petfoods steadily move toward premium products, Simmons Pet Food Inc. has undertaken projects to increase the speed and efficiency of its packaging operations to meet demands, according to an article from...
As manufacturers watch the market for petfoods steadily move toward premium products, Simmons Pet Food Inc. has undertaken projects to increase the speed and efficiency of its packaging operations to meet demands, according to an article from Material Handling Management.
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Unicharm Petcare Corp. stock prices rise

Japan-based Unicharm Petcare Corp. stock prices rose 5.5% after the petfood maker reported 27.4% growth in its operating profit for the year that ended in March, according to an article from Forbes.
Japan-based Unicharm Petcare Corp. stock prices rose 5.5% after the petfood maker reported 27.4% growth in its operating profit for the year that ended in March, according to an article from Forbes.
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University vet hospital gets new kitchen

More than 40 different dogs and 30 different cats will benefit from the newly designed kitchen at Purdue University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital, according to an article from The Exponent.
More than 40 different dogs and 30 different cats will benefit from the newly designed kitchen at Purdue University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, according to an article from The Exponent.
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Pet Food Institute monitoring H1N1 virus

The Pet Food Institute has pledged its support to closely monitor developments in the outbreak of the H1N1 "swine influenza" virus, and said there currently only appears to be human-to-human transmission, with no indication cats or dogs are...
The Pet Food Institute has pledged its support to closely monitor developments in the outbreak of the H1N1 “swine influenza” virus, and said there currently only appears to be human-to-human transmission, with no indication cats or dogs are affected.
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Hill's Pet Nutrition names Neil Thompson new CEO

Colgate-Palmolive Company recently announced the retirement of Robert Wheeler as CEO of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. Neil Thompson, formerly president of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. Americas, will replace Wheeler as CEO.
Colgate-Palmolive Company recently announced the retirement of Robert Wheeler as CEO of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. Neil Thompson, formerly president of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. Americas, will replace Wheeler as CEO.
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Bravo! announces new product

The manufacturers of the Bravo! line of fresh frozen raw diet products have announced Bag-O-Bones as the company's new line of 100% all-natural fresh frozen raw bones, which will be available in June, according to a company news release.
The manufacturers of the Bravo! line of fresh frozen raw diet products have announced Bag-O-Bones as the company's new line of 100% all-natural fresh frozen raw bones, which will be available in June, according to a company news release.
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