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Find the latest articles, studies and news on natural and organic canned, dry and fresh dog and cat foods that use human-grade, certified-organic ingredients. Topics include grain-free diets, functional (prescription), raw, freeze-dried and fresh pet food formulations from the editors of Petfood Industry magazine.
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Long-term raw dog food diet ups gut bacteria levels

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:00
Some bacteria found at higher levels in dogs eating homemade raw diets could cause health risks.
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Navigating pet food product claims, part 3: natural

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:00
For US pet food labels, it helps to know the nuances of the regulatory definition for natural claims, and consider what consumers believe natural means.
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Natures Menu opens raw pet food plant in Norfolk, UK

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 22:00
This new Natures Menu pet food plant has a capacity of 500 tonnes (551 tons) per week.
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US ethnic groups disagree on pet food nutrition and cost

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:00
People of self-reported Caucasian, African-American, Hispanic and Asian heritage expressed different views towards pet food.
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Invasive species grow as novel pet treat ingredients

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:00
Using invasive species as novel pet food ingredients allows brands to make numerous marketing claims that follow current consumer demand trends.
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Imported organic pet food ingredients may fail US rules

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:00
The auditors stated that the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s National Organic Program needed to improve its procedures.
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UK natural pet food facility expanding with grant help

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:00
Forthglade purchased two plots at a business park and will be developing a new natural pet food facility.
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Pet food labels: rules for natural versus organic

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:00
While federal and state regulations define the requirements for labeling pet food as organic, but natural pet food labeling lacks that legal clarity.
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Raw, lightly cooked extruded dog foods alter gut bacteria

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 22:00
Those results give clues about how those types of diets influence digestion and the community of organisms, called microbiota, in dogs’ intestines.
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Canidae aims to grow all their own pet food ingredients

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 22:00
Canidae may be the first pet food company to own a farm specifically to grow some of their ingredients.
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