4 sustainable pet food ingredient top picks by suppliers

Four pet food ingredient suppliers selected the top ingredient in their company’s profile based on sustainability criteria.

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Four pet food ingredient suppliers selected the top ingredient in their company’s profile based on sustainability criteria. As the degradation of the planet’s ecosystems increasingly takes a toll on the human economy, pet owners of all types look for dog, cat and other pet foods and treats made in ways that don’t threaten the future standard of living for humans, pets and other animals. These four pet food ingredients may help brands market their pet foods and treats as sustainable. Read more.


Wall, T. (2020, January 15). 4 sustainable pet food ingredient top picks by suppliers. Retrieved from https://www.petfoodindustry.com/articles/8810-sustainable-pet-food-ingredient-top-picks-by-suppliers

2020 Food Trends: Intuitive Eating, Sustainability Take Shape

The International Food Information Council Foundation identifies trends to watch in 2020

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As a new year and new decade offer opportunities to take stock of where we’ve come and to anticipate the changes ahead, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is forecasting five broad trends for food and nutrition in 2020. Read more.


2020 Food Trends: Intuitive Eating, Sustainability Take Shape. (2020, January 8). Retrieved from https://www.preparedfoods.com/articles/123322-food-trends-intuitive-eating-sustainability-take-shape.

Genomics may help DCM and lead to targeted dog nutrition

Two decades ago, sequencing a single person’s genome took hundreds of scientists, engineers and technicians.

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Welsh Corgi breeders benefited from genetic mapping to help them avoid congenital health problems, inbreeding and other issues related to the stubby-legged dogs’ well-being. One long-time Pembroke Welsh Corgi breeder, Bill Shelton, told me his operation has spent millions on research to devise DNA markers and identify genetic anomalies within specific dogs. I spoke with Shelton at this year’s American Kennel Club National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Read more.


Wall, Tim. “Genomics May Help DCM and Lead to Targeted Dog Nutrition.” PetfoodIndustry.com, PetfoodIndustry.com, 3 Jan. 2020, https://www.petfoodindustry.com/blogs/11-news-hound/post/8789-genomics-may-help-dcm-and-lead-to-targeted-dog-nutrition.