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Pet Food Processing

Find the latest articles, research and news on commercially processing pet food for companion animals according to their nutritional needs from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine. Dog and cat food formulations generally consist of meat, meat byproducts, cereals, grains, vitamins and minerals.

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Serbian professionals attend USDA fellowship program

The IGP Institute hosted participants from Serbia for a pet food production training course.
Eight Serbian pet food industry professionals attended the USDA–Cochran Fellowship Program: Introduction to US Pet Food course on March 12–23, 2018.
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Pet food nutrition: higher education for mid-career pros

Educational institutions around the world offer classes and degree programs focused on the pet food industry.
One upcoming program at the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign may be ideal for pet food professionals who need expertise, but have no plans to continue in academia.
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Metal detector helps prevent contamination in pet food

Cannon Holdings is using a liquid line metal detector to prevent contamination of chicken-based slurry.
Cannon Holdings, Inc. has started using an Eriez Liquid Line Metal Detector to prevent contamination in chicken slurry for its dog and cat food lines.
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Biomapping watches for Salmonella-susceptible pet food

By regularly monitoring indicator organisms over time, pet food facilities can keep tabs consistently on their Salmonella risk.
As opposed to trying to find the Salmonella needle in the food plant haystack, biomapping looks for conditions that make those needles more common.
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