Articles by Tim Wall

Two pet food companies merge to form Nordic Pet Care

Pet product makers Best Friend Group Oy and Vital Petfood Group pet food division will merge to form: Nordic Pet Care A/S.
Meanwhile, wild bird, caged bird and rodent food will continue independently under Nordic Pet Care Group, but will be renamed as VPG Wildbird A/S.
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Dog Goods recalls pig ear dog chews for Salmonella

The FDA and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended that people neither buy nor use all pig ear pet treats in the United States.
Dog Goods USA LLC recalled Chef Toby Pig Ears Treats because of possible salmonella contamination, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Smucker plans US$1 billion sales for Rachael Ray Nutrish

J.M. Smucker aims to increase sales of Rachael Ray Nutrish pet foods, and plans to meet anticipated higher pet food sales with greater production at the company’s facility in Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA.
The eight production lines and approximately 300 employees at the Meadville plant likely will be called on to increase production at Nutrish reaches for the billion dollar goal.
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Egg antibodies in cat food may fight human allergies

Researchers found that when egg IgY antibodies are introduced to cats’ diets they result in reduced activity of the Fel d1 allergen in cats’ saliva.
Scientists found an antibody in eggs that, when included in cats’ diets, can neutralize a chemical involved in human’s allergic reaction to felines.
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