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Pet personalized nutrition aided by microbiome research

Addressing individual animals' microbiomes may help pet food, treat and supplement makers customize pet food to meet the specific needs of each animal.
Addressing individual animals' microbiomes may help pet food, treat and supplement makers customize pet food to meet the specific needs of each animal.
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Don’t ‘oversell’ insect protein sustainability, nutrition

When scientists reviewed what research there is on insect-based ingredients in dog and cat foods, they found only two studies have evaluated how insect-based dog foods effect the nutritional status and health of dogs and none on cats.
More research will help formulators best use insect-based pet food ingredients and understand the ecological repercussions of doing so.
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Oterra to acquire Diana Food’s coloring business

Natural pet food color provider, Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, announced plans to acquire Diana Food’s natural food coloring business.
Natural pet food color provider, Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, announced plans to acquire Diana Food’s natural food coloring business.
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BRF aims to be a top pet food company by 2025

In securities filings from June 18, Brazilian company BRF, one of Brazil’s top poultry and other food producers, announced plans to acquire pet food company Hercosul.
In securities filings from June 18, Brazilian company BRF, one of Brazil's top poultry and other food producers, announced it plans acquire pet food company Hercosul.
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Breed-specific, premium dog foods have Iron Age echoes

The pet food industry may have ancient roots. Likewise, prepared diets and breed-specific formulations may be as old as the observation that there is nothing new under the sun.
The pet food industry may have ancient roots. Likewise, prepared diets and breed-specific formulations may be as old as the observation that there is nothing new under the sun.
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130 blood disease cases in UK cats correlated to food

Pancytopenia is a rare condition where the number of blood cells (red, white and platelets) rapidly decrease, causing serious illness.
In the United Kingdom, officials advised cat owners not to feed their pets specific foods after finding correlations to a rare disease.
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Elanco acquires Kindred Biosciences pet pharmaceuticals

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated executives agreed to acquire Kindred Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel pet therapeutics based on validated human targets.
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated executives agreed to acquire Kindred Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel pet therapeutics based on validated human targets.
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10 top pet food companies headquartered in the US

Within the 10 top pet food companies headquartered in the U.S., there was stability in the rankings year-over-year, with just a few changes.
Within the 10 top pet food companies headquartered in the U.S., there was stability in the rankings year-over-year, with just a few changes.
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