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BSE implementation delayed until October

The BSE Rule addressing the removal of brain and spinal cord of cattle over thirty months of age from all animal feed will be in place on April 27, with a compliance date of October 26, 2009, according to a Center for Veterinary Medicine update.
The BSE Rule addressing the removal of brain and spinal cord of cattle over thirty months of age from all animal feed will be in place on April 27, with a compliance date of October 26, 2009, according to a Center for Veterinary Medicine update.
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FDA delays proposed feed regulations until 2010

The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine issued an update saying that it will be delaying the anticipated release of proposed new feed and feed ingredient regulations until 2010.
The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine issued an update saying that it will be delaying the anticipated release of proposed new feed and feed ingredient regulations until 2010.
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Pet 'soup kitchen' to spread across US

Pet 'soup kitchens' are becoming more popular in order to establish a cheap, community-based means of supporting pet owners in need, according to an article on www.zootoo.com.
Pet 'soup kitchens' are becoming more popular in order to establish a cheap, community-based means of supporting pet owners in need, according to an article on www.zootoo.com.
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UK premium petfood market could slow in 2009

The value of the UK petfood market increased 7% last year to just under £2 billion (US$3 billion), according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association's annual report.
The value of the UK petfood market increased 7% last year to just under £2 billion (US$3 billion), according to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association’s annual report.
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Pedigree taps niche markets with vegetarian products

Mars International India, manufacturer and marketer of Pedigree, is seeking to tap niche areas of the petfood market in India by introducing new products, according to an article on www.mydigitalfc.com.
Mars International India, manufacturer and marketer of Pedigree, is seeking to tap niche areas of the petfood market in India by introducing new products, according to an article on www.mydigitalfc.com.
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CPI article prompts EPA to evaluate pet pesticides

The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement April 16 that it would intensify evaluation of spot-on pesticide products for pets comes on the heels of the Center for Public Integrity's Perils of the New Pesticides project, according to a...
The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement April 16 that it would intensify evaluation of spot-on pesticide products for pets comes on the heels of the Center for Public Integrity's Perils of the New Pesticides project, according to a CPI press release.
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Food tips given for Obamas' new dog

Holistic vet Dr. Randy Kidd, veterinary adviser of Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, recently offered advice to the Obamas on the care of their dog Bo, according to a Rainbow Light press release.
Holistic vet Dr. Randy Kidd, veterinary adviser of Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, recently offered advice to the Obamas on the care of their dog Bo, according to a Rainbow Light press release.
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Petfood sector still hot in sluggish economy

Marco Giannini's Los Angeles-based Dogswell LLC is poised to hit sales of US$20 million this year, which is more than double its sales from 2007, according to a story from Reuters.
Marco Giannini's Los Angeles-based Dogswell LLC is poised to hit sales of US$20 million this year, which is more than double its sales from 2007, according to a story from Reuters.
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Pet expert gives tips for first dog

Celebrity pet expert Andrea Arden, dog trainer to Norah Jones, Robert De Niro and Conan O'Brien, and star of Animal Planet's "From Underdog to Wonder Dog," says the Obamas will succeed with their new dog, Bo, if they establish a routine of...
Celebrity pet expert Andrea Arden, dog trainer to Norah Jones, Robert De Niro and Conan O'Brien, and star of Animal Planet's "From Underdog to Wonder Dog," says the Obamas will succeed with their new dog, Bo, if they establish a routine of superior nutrition, exercise and regular veterinary check-ups right from the start, according to a press release.
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Soy may aid in canine cancer therapy

Researchers at North Carolina State University say soy may increase the benefits of canine cancer therapy.
Researchers at North Carolina State University say soy may increase the benefits of canine cancer therapy.
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