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2011-08-02 11:12:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten is found in many cakes, cereals, pastas, and other foods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The term "gluten" is commonly used to refer to certain proteins that occur naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and crossbreeds of these grains and that can harm people who have celiac disease. The only treatment for this disorder is a life-long, gluten-free diet. On Aug. 2, FDA comes one step closer to a...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the alarming fact that the health of our pets is at risk, a unique alliance of professional veterinary associations and leaders in the animal health industry today officially announced the establishment of the Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare. This new Partnership has specifically been created to address the decline in our pets' health due to an increase in the prevalence of some preventable health conditions including a...

2011-07-14 00:00:31

Petplan Pet Insurance offers diet tips to protect them from foodborne illness and add up to three years on your pet's life Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Food recalls have been increasingly grabbing headlines. While many may have become used to news about human foods contaminated with salmonella or other toxins, the 2007 pet food recall was the first major contamination that affected pets. As a result, public awareness of pet food ingredients and manufacturing has increased...

2011-07-05 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the economic downturn, Americans have not cut back on spending on Fluffy and Fido. According to a survey from the Consumer Reports National Research Center, during the darkest days of the recession in 2009 and 2010, only 16 percent of Americans said they reduced the amount they spent on their pets. On top of this, the price of pet food, veterinary care and other pet-related products and services has risen 4 percent since...

2011-07-02 00:00:04

In a competitive industry such as pet products, companies are constantly trying to find a way to win over consumers through the use of marketing, advertising and unique gimmicks. Sometimes people just want an excellent product. NRG pet products out of Canada, makers of NRG dog food and treats, have done just that. NRG's dehydrated whole foods dog food, Canada's premier dehydrated dog food, is now available in the U.S. Oak Harbor, WA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 In a competitive industry such as...

2011-06-21 16:07:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following media reports about Salmonella outbreaks tied to pet products, a new report in the June 1 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) lays out recommendations for pet owners on how to avoid Salmonella infection in pets. The report, written by Kate S. KuKanich, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, details the circumstances under which Salmonella organisms are most often ingested and includes a history of Salmonella...

2011-06-10 05:04:00

NEW YORK, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans have always had interesting relationships with their pets - whether that pet is a cat, dog, parakeet or something else. The pet industry is thriving and for good reason. More than three in five Americans (62%) have a pet. Among pet owners, seven in ten have a dog (69%), half have a cat (51%), one in ten have a fish (11%), and less than one in ten pet owners have a bird (7%) or some other type of pet (8%). (Logo:...

2011-06-01 14:03:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dancing with the Stars* finalist and Disney star Chelsea Kane has made shelter dogs and their need for leading nutrition a top priority by helping the PEDIGREE® Brand launch its Every Dog Deserves campaign. The campaign will provide more than 100,000 pounds of PEDIGREE® new dry food- its best recipe ever - to dogs in shelters across the country patiently waiting for a loving home. Chelsea Kane poured the...

2011-05-27 00:00:27

NRG pet products introduces their new Maxim raw dehydrated dog food the safer more convenient way to feed raw food to dogs. Oak Harbor, WA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 NRG Pet Products, the makers of whole foods dog foods have introduced a new line called MAXIM. Maxim is a raw dehydrated dog food. Over the years the practice of feeding canines a raw dog food, also known as a B.A.R.F. diet, has become increasingly popular. The philosophy behind feeding a dog a diet consisting of raw meats comes...

2011-05-22 00:02:22

Petplan Pet Insurance encourages pet parents to protect pets from their insatiable curiosity in and around the home Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 A pair of Spanx®. A lone sock. A pack of gum. These items would seem to have little, if anything, in common except that each is an example of an item recently ingested by a pet whose owners hold policies with Petplan "“ America's top rated pet insurance provider. With nearly 100,000 policyholders across all 50 states, Petplan...


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