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Resistance to six types of antibiotics has been discovered in several raw-type dog food samples, with researchers warning resistance could be transmitted to humans from canines.
In February 2020, following the outbreak of the zoonotic coronavirus (COVID-19), China introduced a law that banned the consumption of wild animals, and Shenzhen has now expanded this to include pets such as cats and dogs.
The research also revealed that more than four in 10 (43 percent) dog food buyers also said they believe it is healthier to limit the amount of red meat eaten by pets, than not limit it at all.
Amid the evolution of troublesome antibiotic-resistant bacteria, scientists have discovered that today’s pet owners may unwittingly be party to the problem through their choice of pet food.
New Food Magazine catches up with some of the visitors and exhibitors at the 2019 Kent County Show.
Article: How optical sorting can maximize protein content and increase the value of your meat and bone meal
Optical sorting equipment has been a vital component in food processors’ production lines for years. Surprisingly, however, sorting technology has only recently made its way into the petfood processing industry.
Samples of Texas Tripe raw frozen pet food tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes and/or salmonella and the product has been recalled.
The popularity of Cannabidiol (CBD) has surged, not just in the food and beverage industry, but across many other sectors, due to consumer beliefs that it can help treat certain aliments and illnesses. But many are questioning these claims, suggesting further investigation over CBD’s effects and perceived benefits are required.
FoodBytes! London 2019 is looking for food and agtech startups with a disruptive impact on the food industry and supply chain, including sustainable farming, packaging, traceability solutions, environmentally-friendly ingredients, and food waste reduction.