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Bone Appétit Bakery appeals to stars

Bone Appétit Bakery, an online gourmet dog treat company, has been invited to participate in one of the premiere vendor events at the Beverly Hills Hilton Luxury Suite leading up to the 81st Academy Awards.
Bone Appétit Bakery, an online gourmet dog treat company, has been invited to participate in one of the premiere vendor events at the Beverly Hills Hilton Luxury Suite leading up to the 81st Academy Awards.
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Consumer Reports: Pricey petfood not necessarily better

When it comes to buying petfood, higher cost doesn't always mean higher quality, according to the March issue of Consumer Reports.
When it comes to buying petfood, higher cost doesn’t always mean higher quality, according to the March issue of Consumer Reports.
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FDA warns of peanut-based treats

Following PetSmart's recall of peanut-based treats, the Federal Drug Administration issued a warning against some petfood on January 25, fearing salmonella contamination, according to an article on www.Zootoo.com.
Following PetSmart's recall of peanut-based treats, the Federal Drug Administration issued a warning against some petfood on January 25, fearing salmonella contamination, according to an article on www.Zootoo.com.
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Peanut Corp. of America extends recall

The Peanut Corp. of America has extended its product recall to all products produced since January 1, 2007.
The Peanut Corp. of America has extended its product recall to all products produced since January 1, 2007.
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Pet companies jump on adoption bandwagon

The petfood industry has discovered cause advertising, according to an article on www.WalletPop.com.
The petfood industry has discovered cause advertising, according to an article on www.WalletPop.com.
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Pup-Peroni ad appeals to emotions

Del Monte Foods broke its first major ad campaign for the Pup-Peroni brand on January 26, building on the notion that a dog really is a man's best friend, according to an article on www.Brandweek.com.
Del Monte Foods broke its first major ad campaign for the Pup-Peroni brand on January 26, building on the notion that a dog really is a man's best friend, according to an article on www.Brandweek.com.
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VPI taps into show business

 Veterinary Pet Insurance took its walk down the red carpet at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with the debut of the "Pet Pad," a first-time-ever animal awareness experience for celebrity guests attending the annual event.
Veterinary Pet Insurance took its walk down the red carpet at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with the debut of the “Pet Pad,” a first-time-ever animal awareness experience for celebrity guests attending the annual event.
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Washington state petfood tax proposal update

This Thursday, February 5, the Washington House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources is scheduled to hear the bills (SB 5329 and HB 1406) that would impose a fee on petfood of US$57.50 per ton to fund spay/neuter programs in the state...
This Thursday, February 5, the Washington House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources is scheduled to hear the bills (SB 5329 and HB 1406) that would impose a fee on petfood of US$57.50 per ton to fund spay/neuter programs in the state of Washington, according to the Pet Food Institute (PFI).
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Petfood industry has bright future

Dr. Gregory Reinhart, former vice president of research and development at Iams, spoke to the Pet Food Regulatory and Technical Conference in Atlanta, Ga., recently saying the $16.9 billion petfood industry can attribute its ...
Dr. Gregory Reinhart, former vice president of research and development at Iams, spoke to the Pet Food Regulatory and Technical Conference in Atlanta, Ga., recently saying the $16.9 billion petfood industry can attribute its higher-than-inflation rate of growth on product segmentation that tailors petfood products to specific lifestyles/life stages, according to an article posted on www.Feedstuffs.com.
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Web site, CD 'expose' petfood industry

A new Web site, www.PetFoodDanger.com, claims that many types of petfoods and treats have toxins in them that are dangerous to pets. The site also claims that petfood companies don't share this information with pet owners due to a fear of ...
A new Web site, www.PetFoodDanger.com, claims that many types of petfoods and treats have toxins in them that are dangerous to pets. The site also claims that petfood companies don't share this information with pet owners due to a fear of market share losses with these toxic ingredients.
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