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U.S. Pet Food on a Global Scale: PFI’s Position on International Trade

May is World Trade Month, which prompts the question: Why is global trade an important issue for U.S. pet food makers? PFI’s Peter Tabor, vice president of regulatory and international affairs, discusses the impact of global market access and why trade matters.  As the voice for U.S. pet food makers, one of our association’s missions […]

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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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