Tim Wall

Tim Wall covers the dog, cat and other pet food industries as senior reporter for WATT Global Media. His work has appeared in Live Science, Discovery News, Scientific American, Honduras Weekly, Global Journalist and other outlets. He holds a journalism master's degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a bachelor's degree in biology.

Wall served in the Peace Corps in Honduras from 2005 to 2007, where he coordinated with the town government of Moroceli to organize a municipal trash collection system, taught environmental science, translated for medical brigades and facilitated sustainable agriculture, along with other projects.

Contact Wall via https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/

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S&P500 beat pet industry stocks in first half 2022

Profitability may have been challenged by slower revenue growth and higher supply chain costs, as inflation affected many aspects of business.

Profitability may have been challenged by slower revenue growth and higher supply chain costs, as inflation affected many aspects of business.


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United Petfood Group acquires two Cargill facilities in EU

The two sites produce dry pet food for cats and dogs. Cargill retains ownership of its pet food brands and will continue to provide a portfolio of its branded products.

The two sites produce dry pet food for cats and dogs. Cargill retains ownership of its pet food brands and will continue to provide a portfolio of its branded products.


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6 media questions to answer during a pet food recall

Dog bites man isn’t news, but man recalls dog food is. When reporting on a pet food recall, journalists aim to answer six essential questions in every article: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?

Dog bites man isn’t news, but man recalls dog food is.  When reporting on a pet food recall, journalists aim to answer six essential questions in every article: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?


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Stella & Chewy raw pet food brand to sell in Petco

Freeze-dried/raw pet food continues to grow in popularity among pet parents, in spite of the undeniably higher price tag of the finished products.

While selling pet food through mass market retailers, such as Amazon.com, isn’t new for Stella & Chewy’s, a raw, natural pet food brand, the brand’s products haven’t been available in pet specialty retailer Petco. 


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Mussels in pet food help climate, wildlife and communities

Raising native mussels may pull more greenhouse gases from the environment than it releases.

In addition to the social and environmental sustainability aspects, mussels provide the important omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, which support dog and cat brains, hearts and other aspects of health. 


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Perdue Farms to renovate facility for pet treats

Perdue Farms is a fourth-generation, family-owned, U.S. food and agriculture company based in Salisbury, Maryland, USA.

Perdue Farms is a fourth-generation, family-owned, U.S. food and agriculture company based in Salisbury, Maryland, USA.


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Potential toxins found on dog and cat food packaging

The chemicals were not identified in the pet foods themselves. Bags from Purina Cat Chow Complete Chicken had the highest concentration of total PFAS, at 245 parts per billion (ppb).

The chemicals were not identified in the pet foods themselves. Bags from Purina Cat Chow Complete Chicken had the highest concentration of total PFAS, at 245 parts per billion (ppb).


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