Petfood & Animal Nutrition 2.0 Magazine: The Science of Food Safety
Potential contamination, formulation errors, quality issues, presence of foreign material A vast list of issues continues to prompt animal nutrition product recalls. Despite unprecedented levels of technology and accountability, pet food safety remains a top concern for animal nutrition brands and impassioned consumers. Although theres always a margin for error, comprehensive pet food safety management systems have helped elevate the industry to produce some of the safest, most nutritious products available. Takeaways include: *Companies must maintain a focus on and commitment to developing a strong food safety culture. *Mishandling or ignoring a disgruntled customer can cause immense damage to brand reputation. *Environmental testing can be divided into baseline and routine, special and investigative purposes.