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Grupo Dibaq acquires Rodi Petfood Group

The Spanish Grupo Dibaq, a leading manufacturer of petfood and aquaculture feed in Southern and Eastern Europe, acquired 80% of the controlling entity of Rodi Petfood Group, a leading manufacturer of petfood, snacks and biscuits in Central and...
The Spanish Grupo Dibaq, a leading manufacturer of petfood and aquaculture feed in Southern and Eastern Europe, acquired 80% of the controlling entity of Rodi Petfood Group, a leading manufacturer of petfood, snacks and biscuits in Central and Northern Europe, according to a press release.
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Legal action launched over factory blast

Civil action has been launched in the Australian Supreme Court over the explosion that destroyed the BestCare Foods Limited's pet factory at Gunnedah, in northwest New South Wales, six years ago, according to an article on Australian ...
Civil action has been launched in the Australian Supreme Court over the explosion that destroyed the BestCare Foods Limited’s pet factory at Gunnedah, in northwest New South Wales, six years ago, according to an article on Australian Broadcasting Corp.
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Nature's Wellness named petfood of the Year

Iams Nature's Wellness Cat Food was been named petfood of the Year in last week's Product of the Year awards. Iams said the award recognizes the product's healthy balance and the company's commitment to the long-term health of cats, according...
Iams Nature’s Wellness Cat Food was been named petfood of the Year in last week’s Product of the Year awards. Iams said the award recognizes the product’s healthy balance and the company’s commitment to the long-term health of cats, according to an article by Glee Wire (UK).
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Packaging firm hopes to boost economy

Rom Reddy hopes that his bag manufacturing venture will help patch the Charleston area's frayed economy.
Rom Reddy hopes that his bag manufacturing venture will help patch the Charleston area's frayed economy.
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Petfood jobs cut in Australia

Almost 60 employees of the Australian petfood manufacturing chain Bush's Pet Foods lost their jobs February 12, after the company announced the closure of its Pyramid Hill canning factory, according to an article by The Advertiser...
Almost 60 employees of the Australian petfood manufacturing chain Bush’s Pet Foods lost their jobs February 12, after the company announced the closure of its Pyramid Hill canning factory, according to an article by The Advertiser (Bendigo).Geoff Dennis, Bush’s Pet Foods human resources director, said the decision to close the Pyramid Hill facility was based on a number of factors outside the company’s control.
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Petfood recall: First veterinary case surfaces

The first veterinary case of a dog sickened from tainted peanut products has been reported on the West Coast, according to DVM Newsmagazine.
The first veterinary case of a dog sickened from tainted peanut products has been reported on the West Coast, according to DVM Newsmagazine.
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Smokers would quit for pet's sake

Pets may be a new motivator for people to kick the habit, as a study now shows that more than a quarter of all pet owners who smoke would try to quit if they knew smoking harmed their cat, bird or dog, according to ...
Pets may be a new motivator for people to kick the habit, as a study now shows that more than a quarter of all pet owners who smoke would try to quit if they knew smoking harmed their cat, bird or dog, according to an article on www.LiveScience.com.
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Possible lawsuits against Canidae, Nutro; Canidae responds

Two law firms are gearing up for possible class action lawsuits against Canidae and Nutro, whose products allegedly caused pet illnesses, according to a story from Consumer Affairs.
Two law firms are gearing up for possible class action lawsuits against Canidae and Nutro, whose products allegedly caused pet illnesses, according to a story from Consumer Affairs.
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Arizona AdvoCATS good for pets

University of Arizona students are taking it upon themselves to help UA students understand that adopting a dog or cat is a long commitment, according to an article by the Arizona Daily Star.
University of Arizona students are taking it upon themselves to help UA students understand that adopting a dog or cat is a long commitment, according to an article by the Arizona Daily Star.
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AVEPA and ANFAAC support Mascota

Thanks to a cooperation agreement with the Asociación de Veterinarios Españoles Especialistas en Pequeños Animales (Association of Spanish Veterinarians Specialists in Small Animals) and the third Southern European Veterinary Conference,...
Thanks to a cooperation agreement with the Asociación de Veterinarios Españoles Especialistas en Pequeños Animales (Association of Spanish Veterinarians Specialists in Small Animals) and the third Southern European Veterinary Conference, the 44th National AVEPA Congress will coincide with Mascota 2009, according to a press release by Fira Barcelona.
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