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Firefighters rescue man in petfood tank

City firefighters rescued a man March 16 at a petfood factory in El Paso, Texas, USA who was in danger of suffocating inside a tank containing a dog food ingredient, according to an article by the El Paso Times.
City firefighters rescued a man March 16 at a petfood factory in El Paso, Texas, USA who was in danger of suffocating inside a tank containing a dog food ingredient, according to an article by the El Paso Times.
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Lawyers save petfood manufacturers

San Francisco, California, USA lawyers rescued Wal-Mart and a group of petfood manufacturers on March 16 from a class action that could have led to millions of dollars in damages, according to an article on www.Law.com.
San Francisco, California, USA lawyers rescued Wal-Mart and a group of petfood manufacturers on March 16 from a class action that could have led to millions of dollars in damages, according to an article on www.Law.com.
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Pet trade show strong despite recession

February's Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, USA is proof that the pet industry is managing to swim in a sinking economy, according to a press release by American Pet Products Association (APPA).
February's Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida, USA is proof that the pet industry is managing to swim in a sinking economy, according to a press release by American Pet Products Association (APPA).
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Nestlé's PetCare segment grew in 2008

Nestlé's 2008 annual report recorded 12% growth in its PetCare segment, according to the company.
Nestlé's 2008 annual report recorded 12% growth in its PetCare segment, according to the company.
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Tyson, Freshpet partner to expand petfood category

Tyson Foods Inc. and Freshpet today announced a partnership focused on bringing new and innovative, refrigerated fresh petfood products to consumers, with the goal to expand the refrigerated segment of the petfood category.
Tyson Foods Inc. and Freshpet today announced a partnership focused on bringing new and innovative, refrigerated fresh petfood products to consumers, with the goal to expand the refrigerated segment of the petfood category.
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US pet market outlook released

Looking at the pet industry as a whole, Packaged Facts predicts steady performance in 2009 and 2010, although the market growth rate will drop back slightly due to cutbacks in some categories, according to a press release by Packaged Facts on...
Looking at the pet industry as a whole, Packaged Facts predicts steady performance in 2009 and 2010, although the market growth rate will drop back slightly due to cutbacks in some categories, according to a press release by Packaged Facts on their newly released report, U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2009-2010: Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Economic Times.
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Bravo! produces new spinoff

Capitalizing on the success of its Bravo! Balance product line, and in an effort to expand the number of raw diet feeders, the manufacturers of the Bravo! have introduced the Bravo! Balance Beginner Box, according to a Bravo! press release.
Capitalizing on the success of its Bravo! Balance product line, and in an effort to expand the number of raw diet feeders, the manufacturers of the Bravo! have introduced the Bravo! Balance Beginner Box, according to a Bravo! press release.
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FDA issues guidance on safety

The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) issued guidance to the food industry advising manufacturers that peanuts and peanut-derived products used as food ingredients pose a risk of...
The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) issued guidance to the food industry advising manufacturers that peanuts and peanut-derived products used as food ingredients pose a risk of Salmonella contamination, according to a press release by CFSAN.
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Planet Dog goes green with T-shirts

Planet Dog, the designer and developer of premium dog products, has created a new line of eco-friendly T-shirts.
Planet Dog, the designer and developer of premium dog products, has created a new line of eco-friendly T-shirts.
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Shaped cans may increase market share

Food manufacturers have the potential to increase market share by converting to a shaped container from the traditional can, according to recent proprietary research conducted by Ipsos.
Food manufacturers have the potential to increase market share by converting to a shaped container from the traditional can, according to recent proprietary research conducted by Ipsos.
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