Singapore and South Korea Lead Positive Shifts in Pet Ownership Policies

2024-04-07T17:06:15+02:00April 4th, 2024|Categories: Asian, General, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In Singapore, a significant shift is underway as the government prepares to lift a 34-year ban on cat ownership in public flats, allowing households to have up to two [...]

PFA and FFE Redefine Precision Fermentation for Sustainable Compound Production

2024-03-09T14:47:13+01:00March 6th, 2024|Categories: European, General, Market info, regulation, Sustainabilty, US|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the realm of expanding sustainable alternatives, particularly in pet food, the Precision Fermentation Alliance (PFA) and Food Fermentation Europe (FFE) have introduced a novel definition for "precision fermentation." [...]

Argentina’s Pet Food Industry Navigates Export Tax Hike Impact on Global Competitiveness

2024-01-27T00:18:06+01:00January 26th, 2024|Categories: European, General, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In December 2023, President Javier Milei's government in Argentina proposed an increase in export taxes, presenting a potential challenge for various industries, including pet food. Economy Minister Luis Caputo [...]

South Korea Bans Dog Meat Sales: Landmark Shift in Attitudes

2024-01-13T14:49:45+01:00January 11th, 2024|Categories: Asian, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Despite dog meat's historical status as a culinary delicacy in various Asian regions, international condemnation for its perceived cruelty has escalated. A notable shift in attitudes, particularly among the [...]

USDA Guides Exporters on UK’s Post-Brexit Import Controls: BTOM Insights

2023-12-05T07:28:41+01:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: European, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In London, on November 28, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) provided counsel to US exporters about the United Kingdom's post-Brexit Border Target Operating Model (BTOM) for import controls. [...]

EU regulation on labeling organic pet food modified

2023-06-19T09:10:47+02:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: European, General, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to a latest announcement, the Council of European Union has agreed with the European Parliament on labelling pet food with mostly organic ingredients with the EU’s organic production [...]

Modernized regulations for US pet food exports to Vietnam

2023-05-25T20:03:06+02:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: Asian, General, Market info, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Finally, after several years of negotiating with the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has modernized determinations for exporting dry pet food [...]

Pakistan increased tax on imported pet food to 25%

2023-04-07T18:54:54+02:00April 5th, 2023|Categories: Asian, General, Pet Food Manufacturer, regulation|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Pakistan government has increased the import tax on pet food products from 17% to 25% with effect from March 8. Products like processed meats, fish, fruit and vegetables, [...]

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