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BVA urges pet owners to move to insect-based food

More insects, fewer traditional proteins in pet food could be the future for the UK’s cats and dogs
In the ongoing battle against climate change and with environmental concerns becoming greater, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged the public to consider insect-based pet food for their cats and dogs.
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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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