Mondi has announced plans to invest nearly EUR 65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe with the aim of increasing production capacity and meeting customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions.

According to Mondi, the investment will see production capacity increase at Consumer Flexible plants in Austria (Mondi Korneuburg) and Germany (Mondi Halle and Mondi Steinfeld). The project is part of Mondi’s previously announced EUR 1 billion expansionary capital investment programme to accelerate growth in sustainable packaging.

Mondi says that work has already started at its Korneuburg plant, including investments in new state-of-the-art machinery and equipment,

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Pet owners have been warned not to feed their dogs Encore’s tinned beef selection multipack, following fears it may contain metal.

The popular pet food, which is sold in supermarkets around the UK, has been removed from shelves and is under investigation. If customers have purchased the multipack, they are being encouraged to claim a full refund by taking it back to where they bought it and avoid feeding it to their pets. No receipt is required.

A post on the Food Standards Agency reads: “Encore is recalling its multipack Beef Selection in Gravy because the Beef Steak with Potatoes

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Viridor is celebrating a significant achievement at the company’s new Avonmouth Polymers Reprocessing Facility (PRF), near Bristol, after the plant’s food-grade PET received a positive safety assessment from the European Food Safety Authority.

Commissioning of the new plant – which puts polymers recycling and reprocessing under one roof – has begun. Once fully operational, Avonmouth will become the UK’s largest multi-polymer facility. It will produce 18,000 tonnes of food-grade PET annually. In total, Avonmouth will put 60,000 tonnes of recycled plastic from bottles, pots, tubs and trays (PET, HDPE and PP) back in the economy every year as a viable

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners of a possible link between certain dog food brands and a serious form of canine heart disease.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners of a possible link between certain dog food brands and a serious form of canine heart disease.

CHICKASHA, Okla. (KFOR) -The Food and Drug Administration is warning a pet food company with a facility in Oklahoma that it needs to make changes after several pets became ill and died.

Earlier this month, the FDA sent a warning letter to Midwestern Pet Food, Inc., citing multiple areas of concern after several inspections and recalls.

Officials say the conditions “likely contributed

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The FDA sent a warning letter to Midwestern Pet Foods after an inspection found high levels of aflatoxin in their food and poor food safety programs. Here, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier is pictured.

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The FDA sent a warning letter to Midwestern Pet Foods after an inspection found high levels of aflatoxin in their food and poor food safety programs. Here, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier is pictured.

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The Food and Drug Administration says more than 130 deaths and 220 illnesses in dogs may have been caused by the

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General Mills is pumping up its pet foods business by acquiring Tyson Foods’ pet segment to capitalize on Americans’ rapid adoption of pets and cats during the pandemic, which has seen millions isolating at home.

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General Mills said the deal, expected to close in the first quarter of

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