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/

ARTICLES

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Pet food labels: 3 new product trends at SuperZoo

This article is part of a Petfood Industry series that explores labeling issues.
In the new product showcase of SuperZoo, the claims made on the labels of many new dog and cat foods followed three trends focused on ethical concerns and pet health.
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Judge rejects prescription pet food conspiracy claims

A US federal judge rejected claims by pet owners that pet food companies, retailers and veterinary clinics conspired to fix prescription pet food prices.
California, USA District Judge Maxine Chesney ruled that the plaintiffs did not sufficiently allege that the pet food companies and retailers conspired against consumers.
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Top 5 pet food companies’ revenues grew during 2016

Since the last update of the Top Pet Food Companies database, the top five pet food companies faced legal challenges but still increased annual revenues.
Mars and Purina dominated the Top Pet Food Companies database, updated for 2017. Blue Buffalo entered the global top five for the first time.
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