Novel protein sources for future pet foods, less meat

High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss.

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Pet food producers may need to adopt novel pet food proteins as adaptions to economic and ecosystemic changes. High-meat and human-grade marketing claims grew in popularity over the past few decades, but researchers warned that the pet food industry will need to focus on protein sources that don’t compete with human foods, while efficiently using resources and minimizing environmental pollution and habitat loss. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Novel Protein Sources for Future Pet Foods, Less Meat.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 9 June 2021, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/10348-novel-protein-sources-for-future-pet-foods-less-meat.