This article was published in the December 2022 issue of Pet Food Processing. Read it and other articles from this issue in our December digital edition. 

While no one can predict the future, taking a close look at today’s evolving industry trends can give us a potential glimpse into where we’re headed.

The pet food industry has changed substantially from the time, almost 100 years ago in 1926, when Purina launched its first dog food — Purina Dog Chow. Now pet food and treat manufacturers offer complete-and-balanced meal options found in kibble form, freeze-dried varieties and even fresh

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You probably wouldn’t load multiple packets of salt into one dish, but that’s the equivalent of how much sodium could be in some of your favourite healthy-sounding restaurant meals.

Sodium is found in all kinds of foods long before you pick up a salt shaker; it’s often added to preserve food and enhance taste. 

Health Canada recommends the average person consume 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day — and no more than 2,300 milligrams per day, or equivalent to just over one teaspoon of salt. Too much sodium in our diets can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk

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Mycotoxins are fungal secondary metabolites that are toxic to humans and livestock. They occur when fungal pathogens infect crops and contaminate their products. Mycotoxins contaminate 60–80% of crops, with 20% of global crops exceeding European Union (EU) legal food safety limits1.

Fusarium head blight (FHB) is a mycotoxigenic preharvest fungal disease of cereals, including wheat, which is a pivotal crop for human nutritional security2, livestock feed and international trade. Different Fusarium species within the FHB complex produce various mycotoxins that threaten human and livestock health, causing a wide range of toxic effects3. Therefore, the

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Ali Hassan will perform at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre on Jan. 17.

Before appearing on television and radio, Ali Hassan worked for over a decade in the culinary industry.

“I was very, very focused on becoming a chef on television. That was that was everything for me,” he said.

While he hasn’t been able to make that dream come true yet, he said he has been able to “create a pretty happy life” for his wife and children, by working on television and radio.

He is a host of CBC Radio’s hit standup comedy show, “Laugh Out Loud,” and has hosted the Canada Reads competition for the past six years. He has

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Don’t Miss Toronto’s Variety Of Amazing Vietnamese Restaurants

Have you ever tried Vietnamese food? If not, you’re missing out and this post will help you. If so, you’ll need to make sure that you’ve tried all of these amazing Vietnamese restaurants that Toronto has to offer.

And don’t worry! If you follow a specialty diet, many of these restaurants will happily accommodate your needs. The next time you’re craving a savoury, eclectic dining experience, you know where to go!

The 6 Best Vietnamese Restaurants In Toronto (With Vegan Options)

1) Dzô Viet Eatery (Has Vegan Options)

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Image: @dzo_vieteatery on Instagram
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