Tim Wall

Tim Wall covers the pet food industry as a senior reporter with WATT Global Media. Contact Wall via https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/

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Oterra to acquire Diana Food’s coloring business

Natural pet food color provider, Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, announced plans to acquire Diana Food’s natural food coloring business.
Natural pet food color provider, Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, announced plans to acquire Diana Food’s natural food coloring business.
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BRF aims to be a top pet food company by 2025

In securities filings from June 18, Brazilian company BRF, one of the world’s top poultry and other food producers, announced plans to acquire pet food company Hercosul.
In securities filings from June 18, Brazilian company BRF, one of the world’s top poultry and other food producers, announced it plans acquire pet food company Hercosul.
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Breed-specific, premium dog foods have Iron Age echoes

The pet food industry may have ancient roots. Likewise, prepared diets and breed-specific formulations may be as old as the observation that there is nothing new under the sun.
The pet food industry may have ancient roots. Likewise, prepared diets and breed-specific formulations may be as old as the observation that there is nothing new under the sun.
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130 blood disease cases in UK cats correlated to food

Pancytopenia is a rare condition where the number of blood cells (red, white and platelets) rapidly decrease, causing serious illness.
In the United Kingdom, officials advised cat owners not to feed their pets specific foods after finding correlations to a rare disease.
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Freshpet recalls one lot of dog food for Salmonella

Freshpet had designated this single lot for destruction. However, it was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets between June 7 to June 10, 2021.
Freshpet had designated this single lot for destruction. However, it was inadvertently shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets between June 7 to June 10, 2021.
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Chewy private label brand entering fresh pet food market

For the Tylee's brand fresh pet food, Chewy designers developed and patented a packaging method that they claim is both sustainable and preserves product quality during the delivery process
For the Tylee's brand fresh pet food, Chewy designers developed and patented a packaging method that they claim is both sustainable and preserves product quality during the delivery process.
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Economy, domestic pet food has room to grow in South Korea

Now is the time for Korean players to develop economy pet food in emerging markets to promote improved animal welfare, said one market analyst.
Changing attitudes about dogs and cats have created an opportunity for economy-priced pet foods in South Korea, especially for domestic brands.
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Novel protein sources for future pet foods, less meat

High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss.
High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss.
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Sharing pet food analysis data key to avoid another DCM

One response to the DCM situation, the rise of alternative grains, may end up repeating the problem it was meant to fix.
Providing empirical data to back up nutrition claims could help pet food companies avoid another situation like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation into canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
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