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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Step-by-step pet food production and safety essentials

“It's a really great networking opportunity, as well,” Jennifer Adolfe, PhD, said. “Lots of different people from around the world are attending the workshop today.”
Starting with ingredients, then moving to dry kibble processing to packaging and stages in between, top industry experts will help you understand the key steps and functions of each stage of product development and production – plus the all-important aspects of quality, safety and testing.
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CBD not GRAS for lack of nutritional benefit evidence

CBD differs from other hemp products in that researchers have not established any specific nutritional use or benefit from CBD.
To achieve recognition as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials, pet food ingredients must meet specific requirements, beyond simply being safe.
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How CBD pet product brands avoid federal warnings

CBD pet product brands must follow specific guidelines when marketing and labeling their products.
In the CBD pet products arena, the president of the National Animal Supplement Council has noted misconceptions about the legal nature of the chemical along with other products derived from hemp.
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29 DCM articles, blogs on Petfood Industry in 2019

In 2019, canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) dominated Petfood Industry’s readers’ interest, as measured by page views.
From January to December 2019, these 29 news articles, blogs, features and press releases directly related to canine dilated cardiomyopathy, industry and public reactions or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into correlations among the disease and certain pet food formulations.
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