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  • Pet food safety: HPP, COVID-19 are hot industry topics

    Pet food safety: HPP, COVID-19 are hot industry topics

    Food safety has always been top-of-mind for the pet food industry, and as trends grow to include premium and superpremium products in the raw, fresh and frozen categories, the plans in place to ensure a safe, viable product have grown as well. In addition, the current (as of May 2020)… Original Source link More

  • Pet food industry supply chain intact during COVID-19

    Pet food industry supply chain intact during COVID-19

    As of the beginning of April, much of the pet food production supply chain remained intact, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, industry leaders cannot predict how the Covid-19 pandemic will ultimately affect sources of materials for pet food formulation, manufacturing and packaging. “Although we have experienced limited direct impact… Original Source link More

  • 400 jobs available on Petfood Industry Career Center

    400 jobs available on Petfood Industry Career Center

    The U.S. Department of Labor received 3.28 million initial unemployment claims in the week ending March 21. However, pet food ingredient, equipment and packaging suppliers remain at work. U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials defined some dog, cat and other food industry professionals as “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. As more American search for work […] More

  • Feds deem pet food industry vital during COVID-19 pandemic

    Feds deem pet food industry vital during COVID-19 pandemic

    United States Department of Homeland Security officials defined some dog, cat and other food industry professionals as “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. With that ruling, the federal agency deemed pet food, ingredient and packaging facility workers as necessary for “ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as […] More

  • 2 tips boost pet food industry remote work productivity

    2 tips boost pet food industry remote work productivity

    Supermarkets look like zombie movie sets. Arenas and stadiums stand empty. Airports idle. Worldwide people have prepared their homes to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken thousands of lives. Many pet food industry professionals find themselves suddenly working from home to avoid coronavirus contagion. Although ingredient and equipment factories, testing labs and kennels […] More

  • Executive women share pet food industry career advice

    Executive women share pet food industry career advice

    Women fill executive leadership roles in pet food companies large and small. Likewise, women have founded numerous pet food companies. Challenges they face bare similarity to that of women in many other fields. However, the pet food industry provides opportunities for women looking to enter the field or advance within it. “When I started out […] More