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No confirmed human disease from raw pet food worldwide

The scientists’ findings cast doubt on a basic tenant of raw pet food use, that raw pet foods should be kept away from people’s food spaces and utensils.

Scientists classified eleven households as having experienced “probable” transmission, and 20 households experienced “possible” transmission.


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Coconut, spinach, 3 more plant superfoods in pet recipes

Although there’s no legal or medical definition of a superfood, these ingredients became especially popular in premium and superpremium pet foods and treats.

The rising popularity of plant superfoods in pet food corresponds to people’s demands for farm produce that produces health results in their own diets.


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New pet food product trends winter 2021: insects, health

The products in this list were posted to PetfoodIndustry’s Product Database in the final quarter of last year.

Several new dog treats and toppers used insect-based ingredients. More refrigerated or frozen fresh pet foods entered the market, including one from the world’s largest pet food company.


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European pet food news 2021: ethics, insects, growth

Although the rate of increase declined, many of the same factors fueled sales of dog, cat and other pet food and treats in Europe as the pandemic continued into its second year.

European pet owners preferred that their animals’ foods included assurances that the products had been produced in ways that minimized ecological and social problems. Pet food and treats making these claims led some of the growth in the European market in 2021. 


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Asian pet food news 2021: insects, politics, expansion

In 2021, pet-related businesses seemed less rattled by lockdowns and other movement restrictions. Online sales of pet food continued increasing in many Asian nations, a trend seen worldwide.

In 2021, pet-related businesses seemed less rattled by lockdowns and other movement restrictions. Online sales of pet food continued increasing in many Asian nations, a trend seen worldwide.


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