Dogs, cats, birds, and exotics provide emotional support, unconditional love and steady companionship to their owners. Pet owners, in return, love their pets like family and want to feed them high-quality products. They also like to discover new ways to interact with their pets. Providing treats for meeting performance goals or just being a ‘good boy’ is another way that humans interact with their pets. Trends in pet food treats mirror trends in human snacks and non-meal indulgences. Consumers want healthy, natural alternatives for themselves, their families and their pets. The FDA does not have a legal definition of natural, although they are presently in the process of defining this term. Download to read the complete White Paper on Natural Pet Food Treats by Dr. Jane Caldwell.
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Download a copy of Dr. Jane Caldwell’s presentation from our 2018 Voices in Food Production Symposium. Dr. Caldwell is our Assistant Technical Manager here at Midwest Laboratories, and she spoke in depth on Refrigerated Shelf Life. Check out her presentation for information on the types of pathogens that are evident and proficient in Refrigeration.READ MORE
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