Pet Food Regulations

Find the latest federal, state and local regulation news and analysis from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Pet food regulations are set by the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), which governs the production, distribution and sale of cat food, dog food and animal feeds as well as pet food labeling laws. Register for free to access premium content.

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13 CBD pet product companies warned by FDA

On November 25, the FDA announced that it sent warning letters to the CBD product makers.
Thirteen companies making cannabidiol (CBD) products for pets were among the 15 warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that their sales of pet and human products containing CBD violated the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).
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Tips to minimize damage during pet food recalls

Appearing open and cooperative during a recall matters to pet owners. Pet food company executives must avoid doing anything that looks like delaying or stonewalling.
During recalls, pet food and treat companies can minimize health risks to dogs, cats and other animals, along with damage done to brands’ reputations.
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Dog, cat food recalls low so far in 2019, but could rise

Stericycle Expert Solutions examined recall trends during the past quarter along with industry events to create the report “Stericycle Recall Index Q3 2019.”
Despite the relative lull post-FSMA, pet food safety consultants warn that conditions may be ripe for more recalls since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may pay special attention to pet food, as it does with baby food.
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Dog food buyers confused and worried by DCM investigation

As the pet food industry, dog owners and vets continue to wait and look for facts, dog food companies face communicating with concerned dog owners about an uncertain issue.
Dog owners have been asking pet food companies and veterinarians about canine dilated cardiomyopathy.
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Adulterated pet food ingredient conspirator pleads guilty

Haning pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to introduce adulterated and/or misbranded food into interstate commerce and one count of money laundering.
The manager of the pet food ingredient processing facility from which Blue Buffalo received products adulterated with poultry by-product meal pleaded guilty in Missouri federal court.
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