Pet Food Processing

Nestle makes animal welfare pledge

'Sweeping reforms' enacted to improve welfare of farm animals in company's supply chain
Nestle has announced sweeping reforms to improve the welfare of farm animals in its supply chain after dropping a supplier found to be abusing dairy cows, according to reports.
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PMMI highlights FSMA perceptions, next steps in Food Safety & Traceability Report

Report details how equipment manufacturers can help respond to upcoming regulations
Many stakeholders across the food industry appear to be confused about implementation deadlines surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), according to a recent study from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. Compiled from 64 interviews with manufacturing professionals, the report details food manufacturers’ perceptions of FSMA, and how equipment manufacturers can best help them respond to the upcoming regulations.
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KSU offering extrusion short course, petfood workshop

10th anniversary edition of course will cover aspects of extrusion processing
Kansas State University is offering the 10th Anniversary edition of its annual extrusion short course on August 5–8, 2014, in Manhattan, Kansas. "Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization" will cover various aspects of extrusion processing, including technology, equipment, product development and sensory evaluation of new products.
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