Association of American Feed Control Officials members discussed the use of hemp and insect pet food ingredients, along with processed fruits and vegetables.
The joint venture, called EnviroFlight, plans to significantly expand production of ingredients for sustainable feed and nutrition derived from black soldier flies.
Insects as a pet food ingredient get a lot of buzz, but barriers arise from regulatory, production and supply issues, and Western aversion to eating bugs.
Consumers are interested in clean pet food labels, but the deceptively named Clean Label Project doesn’t help them find or compare clean labels at all.
Many plant-based proteins have been widely used in human and animal nutrition for years, while others are just now starting to become popular and widely available.
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Consumers are responding to the increasing number of pet treats and supplements with cannabidiol available, despite little research and murky regulations.
Learn what 17 peer-reviewed studies on functional foods in dog and cat diets discovered about functional ingredients’ effects on animal health.
Raw pet food sales have already grown from US$117 million to US$393 million between 2012 and 2016 in the United States.
To better reach pet owners about pet food and pet nutrition, the industry needs to first improve communication and education within its own ranks.
The FDA concluded that the data provided by Arcadia supports the safety and functionality of GLA safflower oil as a source of omega-6 fatty acids in dry food for adult dogs.
Pet food ingredient supplier Lonza sponsored the research, which was conducted at Four Rivers Kennel LLC, in Walker, Missouri, USA.
Himalayan yak’s milk cheese was made into dog treats by India-based pet food company, Khanal Foods, the makers of Dogsee Chews.
Several different types of ingredients used in pet foods are under regulatory scrutiny.
Taking a nuanced look at the grains category could reveal new opportunities for pet food formulators.
Ninety-four percent of American pet owners indicated that their pet's nutrition is just as important as their family's nutrition.
Old Mother Hubbard's Battle of the Biscuits contest will crowdsource the ingredients for the dog treat company’s next flavor, using submissions from dog owners.
Protein derived from plants may soon play a large role in pet food, according to an expert in the field.
Cat and dog food diets high in animal proteins and fats and low in carbohydrates are called biologically appropriate. This pet food category is growing faster than the pet food market as a whole.
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