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Petfood Forum announces 2021 dates, call for papers

The premier conference for the global pet food industry is scheduled for September 22-24 in Kansas City, with abstracts due January 15.
Petfood Forum, the premier conference for the global pet food industry, will take place September 22-24 in Kansas City. Abstract submissions are due January 15.
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Grains rise in pet food as amino acids insure against DCM

The gravitas of the FDA influenced pet owners to take the announcement seriously. This wasn’t an irate blogger, this was the United States federal government.
To avoid DCM and future problems, pet food formulators may need to reevaluate what humanization means in terms of ingredient diversity.
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Testing pet microbiome validates diet marketing claims

However, if those feeding trials aren’t conducted carefully, they can be a waste of time and money.
As consumer interest in pets’ gut microbiomes increases, pet food companies can gain insight into their products by monitoring the microbiome in feeding trial.
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