5 most-read Petfood Industry blogs of 2018

In 2018, Petfood Industry bloggers covered topics including carbohydrates in dog and cat food, canine dilated cardiomyopathy, human-grade pet food marketing claims and other topics.

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Petfood Industry’s most read blogs of 2018 covered:

  1. Misconceptions about carbohydrates’ role in dog and cat nutrition,
  2. Critique of FDA’s canine dilated cardiomyopathy announcement,
  3. Appraisal of the Clean Label Project pet food ratings website,
  4. Human-grade pet food marketing claims,
  5. Pet food companies’ rankings in the larger economy.

These blogs had the highest number of page views on the Petfood Industry website in 2018.

Top Petfood Industry top blogs of 2018

Why grain-free pet food isn’t better and carbs are good

Ryan Yamka: To discuss grain-free pet food, I will focus on extruded kibble since this category makes up most of the pet food products in the marketplace today.

FDA dog food warning hasty, too focused on ingredients

Debbie Phillips-Donaldson: Once again, pet food ingredients are in the news and under the regulatory spotlight, and possibly for all the wrong reasons.

Are human grade pet foods really human grade?

Ryan Yamka: Can we simply remove the word “edible” from the definition and claims for human grade pet foods, since all human foods are edible?

Clean label rating site misleading to pet food consumers

Debbie Phillips-Donaldson: We probably didn’t need surveys to know that consumers want to see clean labels on the pet food – not to mention human food – they consider purchasing. 

3 pet food companies in top 9 players in US pet market

Debbie Phillips-Donaldson: Nestlé Purina PetCare, Mars Petcare and Big Heart rank No. 1, 4 and 5, respectively, on a list of the nine largest companies for 2018 in the US pet market. 

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