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North American pet ownership demographics shifting

North American pet owner demographics continue to shift, which is creating new challenges for dog and cat food brands in a competitive marketplace.

In North America, millennials now account for 35 percent of all pet owners, and the Latino community is growing in pet ownership.

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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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