Statements

Artificial Flavors, Colors & Preservatives

The Pet Food Institute (PFI) and our member companies, who make 98 percent of U.S. pet foods and treats, recognize that pet lovers expect a variety of options when selecting food for their cat or dog. Regardless of the type of food, we support an evidence- and science-based understanding of nutrition and safety to promote […]

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Q & A on Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Certain Pet Diets

On July 12, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a brief stating they are investigating recent reports of canine heart disease (known as dilated cardiomyopathy or DCM) in dogs fed certain diets. Members of the Pet Food Institute (PFI) are committed to the production of safe pet food and are working closely with […]

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Associate Member News: FSNS Moves to New Food Testing Laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia

San Antonio, TX—November 6, 2017—Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has announced the opening of their most recent, state of the art analytical laboratory for the food and consumables industry in the Southeast United States. The lab is located in the Atlanta area and will be capable of conducting all microbiological tests, plus allergen detection, wet […]

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Statement from the Pet Food Institute Regarding Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Relief Efforts

WASHINGTON – The staff at PFI and our member companies are terribly saddened by the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and our hearts go out to the people and pets impacted by these disasters. To assist in relief efforts, PFI members are supporting a variety of organizations, including partnered emergency assistance groups, animal […]

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