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UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019

Forget kibbles: U.S. sales of fresh pet food are soaring

U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in …

FDA investigating possible link between grain-free dog food and heart disease

Dog food containing potatoes, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes as main ingredients – often marketed as “grain-free” to appeal to health-conscious pet owners who are willing to pay a premium …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018

General Mills gets pet-friendly, buying Blue Buffalo for $8B

General Mills said Friday that it plans to buy high-end pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion. It’s a return to the pet business for the more than 150-year-old …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Agencies investigate pet food company over contamination

State and federal authorities are investigating a raw pet food company based in a Seattle suburb after finding a pattern of salmonella and listeria contamination in its products.

Pet food drive benefits Meals on Wheels clients

Cheryl Barnes usually takes on a volunteer project between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and this year she decided to do something good for animals.

Purina, Blue Buffalo settle false advertising lawsuits

Rival pet food makers Nestle Purina PetCare and Blue Buffalo Co. have settled lawsuits filed against each other, both claiming false advertising.

Ads dispute whether pet food would have to be labeled for GMOs

The opening salvo in the battle over the proposal to label genetically modified foods includes ammunition that hit the mark last year in California: Food you buy for Rover would …

Pet-food banks see rise in need

When it becomes difficult to put food on the table, some families turn to food banks for help. Feeding a family that way is a challenge – but when you …