Pet Food Ingredients

The latest research, analysis and information on dog and cat food ingredients, proteins, vitamins and supplements that are added to create nutritious pet food formulations from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine and Dr. Greg Aldrich’s monthly column, “Ingredient Insights.” Register for free to access premium content.

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Egg antibodies in cat food may fight human allergies

Researchers found that when egg IgY antibodies are introduced to cats’ diets they result in reduced activity of the Fel d1 allergen in cats’ saliva.
Scientists found an antibody in eggs that, when included in cats’ diets, can neutralize a chemical involved in human’s allergic reaction to felines.
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Differences in organic trace mineral sources

An Organic Trace Mineral must be able to maintain its structure in solution at reduced pH levels to have any opportunity to survive the harsh environment of the gut and digestion.
An Organic Trace Mineral must be able to maintain its structure in solution at reduced pH levels to have any opportunity to survive the harsh environment of the gut and digestion.
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4 pet food blogs July ‘19: Salmonella, DCM, supplements

In July 2019, bloggers and columnists on Petfood Industry wrote about South America’s growing market, ties among human food, pet products and pathogens, as well as dilated cardiomyopathy.
These blogs and columns reflected Petfood Industries opinions and observations about recent developments in the dog, cat and other pet food markets.
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