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Pet Food Safety

Find the latest pet food safety and quality articles, research and analysis from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine to help pet food manufacturers produce safe and healthy wet and dry dog and cat food, understand how the latest pet food regulations affect your operation, and stay up to date on the latest US and international pet food recalls. Register for free to access premium content.

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Diamond Pet Foods sued over alleged heavy metals, BPA

Pet owners filed a class action lawsuit against Diamond Pet Foods over the alleged presence of heavy metals, BPA and other chemicals in Diamond’s dog foods.
The plaintiffs claimed that they spent more because they expected that premium pet foods “do not contain chemicals, toxins contaminants chemicals and other unnatural ingredients.”
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Pet food feeding trials address breed, novel ingredients

Just as there is no data on how certain ingredients affect dogs and cats, information does not always exist on specific breeds’ nutritional needs and sensitivities.
Dog and cat food feeding trials must meet challenges posed by diets formulated to satisfy both consumers’ demands and nutritionists’ guidance.
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Pet food process improvements to minimize product loss

Techniques and technology that improve the pet food manufacturing process and minimize product, profit loss. Sponsored by Schenck Process Group.
Techniques and technology that improve the pet food manufacturing process and minimize product, profit loss. Sponsored by Schenck Process Group.
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Spore-forming bacteria risk higher in fresh meat pet food

Pet owners increasingly demand certainty that their dogs, cats and other pets aren’t exposed to those pathogens.
Many livestock live close to the soil, and that soil harbors bacteria, such as Clostridium, which form spores that potentially hitch rides on fresh animal products.
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5 lawsuits allege dogs dead, sick from Hill’s pet food

Lawyers in several U.S. states filed lawsuits against Hill’s Pet Nutrition, in which plaintiffs claimed their dogs’ deaths resulted from elevated vitamin D in recalled dog food.
The legal actions were related to elevated levels of vitamin D in the pet food company’s recalled wet dog food. Plaintiffs claimed their dogs’ deaths resulted from elevated vitamin D in recalled dog food.
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