5 dog, cat and other pet food ingredients from cattle

While beef is what’s for dinner in many pet’s diets, at least as a principal ingredient, various other cattle components appear in pet food.

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Last month’s Petfood Industry magazine featured beef in the Ingredient Issues column by Dr. Greg Aldrich, pet food program coordinator at Kansas State University. While beef is what’s for dinner in many pet’s diets, at least as a principal ingredient, various other cattle components appear in pet food. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “5 Dog, Cat and Other Pet Food Ingredients from Cattle.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 10 Feb. 2021, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/10003-dog-cat-and-other-pet-food-ingredients-from-cattle.

Natural antioxidant curcumin in dog food may boost health

A team of Brazilian researchers at Santa Catarina State University (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina) experimented with producing dog food using curcumin to replace synthetic antioxidants.

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A team of Brazilian researchers at Santa Catarina State University (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina) experimented with producing dog food using curcumin to replace synthetic antioxidants. Curcumin derives from the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa), giving the spice its yellow color. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Natural Antioxidant Curcumin in Dog Food May Boost Health.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 3 Feb. 2021, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9982-natural-antioxidant-curcumin-in-dog-food-may-boost-health.

Novel pet food ingredients 2020: whisky, wood, possum, TCM

In 2020, pet food makers and marketers learned about these 10 novel pet food ingredients in Petfood Industry.

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In 2020, pet food makers and marketers learned about these 10 novel pet food ingredients in Petfood Industry. From algae grown on pot ale, a co-product of the Scottish whisky industry, to torula yeast grown on wood product left-overs, a range of potential novel ingredients emerged in 2020, despite the pandemic. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Novel Pet Food Ingredients 2020: Whisky, Wood, Possum, TCM.” PetfoodIndustrycom RSS, PetfoodIndustry.com, 29 Jan. 2021, http://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/9976-novel-pet-food-ingredients-2020-whisky-wood-possum-tcm.