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5 trends guiding pet food into 2025: lux health, science

Mars analysts calculated these trends' market share in the UK in 2020 and estimated how they would change by 2025.
Five trends may dominate the future of the dog, cat and other pet food markets. Mars analysts calculated these trends market share in the UK in 2020 and estimated how they would change by 2025.
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Sunshine Mills expands pet food recall for aflatoxin

The affected products were distributed in retail stores within the United States. This is an expansion of the recall initiated September 2, 2020.
Sunshine Mills, Inc. expanded its voluntary recall of certain pet food products that were made with corn that contained aflatoxin at levels above U.S. Food and Drug Administration action levels.
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AAFCO holds virtual Annual Meeting: Report on the IDC

The Ingredient Definitions Committee session covered a lot of ground, including a new workshop, the current standing of several definitions, and next steps for future topics.
The Ingredient Definitions Committee session at the AAFCO Annual Meeting covered a lot of ground, including a new workshop, the current standing of several definitions, and next steps for future topics.
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Smaller, older dogs alter UK pet food market

People in the UK increasingly keep smaller breeds of dog, where 51% of dogs now weigh less than 10 kilograms
Advances in nutrition, care and medicine helped dog and cat lifespan double during the past four decades in the United Kingdom, where dogs now live an average 12 years, while cats’ nine lives last them 15 years.
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UK pet care market grew 2.5% between 2011 and 2019

The humanization of pets, along with the tendency of pet owners to spend more at the store, may be main drivers of UK pet food sales growth.
Between 2011 and 2019, pet care sales’ 2.5% cumulative growth outperformed the wider fast-moving consumer goods category, which increased 1.9% over the same time.
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Mars sues Simmons over dog food label similarities

Mars Petcare filed a lawsuit alleging that Simmons Pet Food’s Signature brands copied the packaging of Pedigree dog food, which the Mars stated is the best-selling brand by revenues in the United States in 2020.
Mars believes that Simmons infringed on Pedigree’s trade dress by using the same label colors and design elements.
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Brunei pet shop chain expands amid pandemic

The pandemic is presenting challenges for the small country, but at least one pet-related store is opening new locations on schedule.
The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting challenges for the small country of Brunei, but at least one pet-related store is opening new locations on schedule.
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