AUSTRALIA’s pet food industry would be forced to obey mandatory labelling and testing standards if a Senate committee gets the federal government to roll over. The upper house’s regional affairs...

Mars Petcare Australia have voluntarily recalled its Advance Dermocare dry dog food after a series of police dogs were diagnosed with megaesophagus. Mars says it has run hundreds of tests on its Advance...

Pet owners following the latest pet food trend of feeding animals raw meat only, instead of dry or canned pet food, have been warned about the practice by scientists. In an article published in Volume...

Mars has been named the best large company to work at in Australia in the 2017 Great Place to Work ranking. Taking out the category for companies with more than 1, 000 employees, Mars Australia was recognised...

Pet food producer, Ridley, has sold its 25 per cent share in an Inverell manufacturing facility. It is expected the sale will generate approximately AUD $3 million for Ridley. The decision to sell comes...

The US arm of Mars has acquired pet-care company VCA for US $7.7 billion. VCA is a chain of veterinary hospitals which operate in the USA and Canada. There is currently 600 VCA animal hospitals. The company...

Is there a link between the DC Comics hero Superman and the lethal effects for canine pets from eating chocolate? While chocolate is an enjoyable energising treat for most humans,  it’s a potentially...

Mars New Zealand has received industry accolades for its launch of a radio station for dogs, K9FM. In a marketing campaign for its pet food brand, Pedigree, Mars New Zealand created the station which features...

Nestlé is using zero gravity research to develop its understanding of the foam technology used in its products. The study could help Nestlé scientists create better air bubbles in chocolate, coffee,...