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Ireland's first pet industry trade event

PetEx 2009, Ireland's first pet and aquatics trade exhibition, will bring trade buyers and sellers together at one event solely dedicated to the pet and aquatics industry, according to a press release by the exhibition's host, Innovative Events.
PetEx 2009, Ireland’s first pet and aquatics trade exhibition, will bring trade buyers and sellers together at one event solely dedicated to the pet and aquatics industry, according to a press release by the exhibition’s host, Innovative Events.
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Martha Stewart gets tour of Purina

Purina recently gave Martha Stewart and her two French bulldogs, Sharkey and Francesca, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Purina manufacturing plant in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Purina recently gave Martha Stewart and her two French bulldogs, Sharkey and Francesca, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Purina manufacturing plant in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
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New technology to control cargo moisture

ABSORPOLE, a new line of moisture control products by Buffers USA, overcomes limitations of traditional pouch type desiccants to reduce product loss and damage from moisture damage during shipment and storage, according to the company.
ABSORPOLE, a new line of moisture control products by Buffers USA, overcomes limitations of traditional pouch type desiccants to reduce product loss and damage from moisture damage during shipment and storage, according to the company.
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Q & A on pets' new role

Pets' roles in the home have gone from just a pet to a member of the family in recent years.
Pets’ roles in the home have gone from just a pet to a member of the family in recent years.
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C&D Foods to let go of 29 employees

Irish petfood manufacturer C&D Foods announced it will eliminate nearly 30 positions due to the effect of weak sterling on its export business, according to a story from www.independent.ie.
Irish petfood manufacturer C&D Foods announced it will eliminate nearly 30 positions due to the effect of weak sterling on its export business, according to a story from www.independent.ie.
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FDA: no petfood yet included in pistachio recall

The FDA and the California Department of Public Health are investigating Salmonella contamination in pistachio products sold by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella Inc.
The FDA and the California Department of Public Health are investigating Salmonella contamination in pistachio products sold by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella Inc.
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Minnesota petfood recipe bill dies in committee

The Minnesota bill that would have required petfood companies to register their product recipes with the Department of Agriculture has died in committee, according to a press release from the Pet Food Institute.
The Minnesota bill that would have required petfood companies to register their product recipes with the Department of Agriculture has died in committee, according to a press release from the Pet Food Institute.
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Vegans say cats need some meat

According to a recent article on www.examiner.com, even vegans say that cats need at least some meat in their diets, despite the recent article in The New York Times suggesting cats should stick to a vegan diet to protect fish.
According to a recent article on www.examiner.com, even vegans say that cats need at least some meat in their diets, despite the recent article in The New York Times suggesting cats should stick to a vegan diet to protect fish.
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Cesar launches petfood with dog newspaper

To celebrate the release of its newest product line Cesar Sunrise, a breakfast-flavored petfood line for small dogs, Cesar Canine Cuisine developed The West Highland Herald newspaper to go along with the new pet breakfast line, according to a...
To celebrate the release of its newest product line Cesar Sunrise, a breakfast-flavored petfood line for small dogs, Cesar Canine Cuisine developed The West Highland Herald newspaper to go along with the new pet breakfast line, according to a press release from the company.
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PetSmart sends relief to flood victims

In response to the flooding in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, PetSmart Charities is sending an Emergency Relief Waggin' trailer stocked with at least 16 tons of much-needed petfood and supplies, as well as a back-up trailer loaded with essential...
In response to the flooding in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, PetSmart Charities is sending an Emergency Relief Waggin' trailer stocked with at least 16 tons of much-needed petfood and supplies, as well as a back-up trailer loaded with essential care items, according a press release by the company.
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