Articles by Tim Wall

Hemp, CBD pet brands mirror human counterparts

Pet owners’ desire to give health and wellness benefits to their pets using natural ingredients may lie at the heart of the hemp and CBD pet supplement and treat trend.
Pet products tend to make similar claims and use similar marketing to human products.
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TDBBS recalls pig ear dog chew treats

TDBBS recalled a limited distribution of two pig ear dog chew treat products for potential Salmonella contamination.
TDBBS recalled a limited distribution of two pig ear dog chew treat products sold through Amazon.com, USA Thick Pig Ear 8 and 20 packs, for potential Salmonella contamination, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Bacillus subtilis bacteria probiotic boosts dog digestion

Addition of a commercially available Bacillus subtilis probiotic may improve the digestive health of dogs compared to a diet without the additive.
The makers of Calsporin, a strain of Bacillus subtilis, and University of Zaragoza, Spain collaborators published evidence that Bacillus subtilis improves fat and carbohydrate digestibility in dogs’ guts.
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New pet food contrast: decadent versus healthy dog treats

While the recipes were formulated for dogs’ and cats’ digestive systems, their marketing targeted human tastes and desires.
The movement of human trends into pet food follows contradictory paths as pet owners want their pets to enjoy the both hedonistic and healthy foods inspired by human cuisine.
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143 Salmonella cases tied to pig ear dog chews from 3 firms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its report on its ongoing investigation into Salmonella infections connected to pig ear dog treats.
As of August 27, the Centers for Disease Control report 143 cases of human infection by Salmonella enterica related to exposure to pig ear dog treats.
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