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DOGSTAR® KITCHEN
FOOD SAFETY FEATURES:
show up unannounced. The company has also successfully passed US Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) inspections. Being inspection-ready every day
is the company's philosophy. "We set a mission before
we hired the first employee of being tour ready at all
times." Arnold says. "We just expect the kitchen to be
clean and ready all the time. People take a lot of pride
in their kitchen, a lot of pride in their work area and
they want to keep it neat. It makes it safer, better for
food safety and it also looks nice."

Details deliver safety
The focus on hiring quality employees, investing in their
training and trusting them to meet stringent safety standards has clearly been a successful formula for the company, which needed to expand DogStar within the first
year to meet demand.
To produce a high volume of pet food and treats safely, Champion implemented a long list of design parameters and safety protocols, some of which are not typically
seen in companion animal manufacturing facilities.

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AN INDUSTRY FIRST.
Discover our advanced
optical petfood sorting
machines, making it
possible to remove
Foreign Matter and
Cross Contamination
from ingredients to
final product.
Come and see us at
Petfood Forum 2020
Booth #333

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PET Food Processing - March 2020
Contents
OFF THE LEASH - Dearth of data
TRENDS - Pets vs. planet
PLANT PROFILE - Recognized as Champions
FOOD SAFETY - Plan, test, improve, repeat
REGULATORY - Building on success
INGREDIENTS - Balanced benefits
FORMULATION - Understanding palatability
EQUIPMENT - Eye on dry
EQUIPMENT - Key to kibble control
OPERATIONS - 21st century pest control
PACKAGING - The singles scene
BEST IN SHOW
PATENTS TO PONDER
EVENTS
CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
AD INDEX
SIT, STAY, READ
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - Contents
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - OFF THE LEASH - Dearth of data
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - 8
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - TRENDS - Pets vs. planet
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - PLANT PROFILE - Recognized as Champions
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - FOOD SAFETY - Plan, test, improve, repeat
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - REGULATORY - Building on success
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - INGREDIENTS - Balanced benefits
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - FORMULATION - Understanding palatability
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - EQUIPMENT - Eye on dry
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - EQUIPMENT - Key to kibble control
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - 60
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - OPERATIONS - 21st century pest control
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - 65
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - 66
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - PACKAGING - The singles scene
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - BEST IN SHOW
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - PATENTS TO PONDER
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PET Food Processing - March 2020 - EVENTS
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - AD INDEX
PET Food Processing - March 2020 - SIT, STAY, READ
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