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A custom equipment feature involves the
extruder barrel extending through the wall
for a clear separation between pre- and
post-cook production areas.
designed with separate areas for
fresh ingredient handling, dry
ingredient
handling,
pre-cook
processing and post-cook product
handling and packaging, but specific
paths for waste from these separate
areas are defined.
The waste room has an airlock
with access outside to the trash
dumpsters. Waste from the extruders' bypass feature in the back-pressure valves travels to this area via
pipe, pre-cook waste comes directly
through an overhead door in the
pre-cook zone, and post-cook waste
has its own designed overhead door
from that zone. Employees restricted to the airlock remove waste from
the building continually. "A major food safety risk in food manufacturing is your waste removal
process," Arnold says. "If you don't
design a specific system around
that, that's where rodents and insects will come in. That's where a
number of your problems will be
because of the waste. An efficient
waste system can eliminate many of
your food safety risks."
Additional food safety measures
include clean-in-place (CIP) equipment, a sanitation system for the
blue plastic totes used for incoming
fresh proteins and the use of only
new wooden pallets for finished
product storage and shipping.
These safety standards implemented at DogStar, as well as the
ingredient selection and handling,
product formulating and processing
approach were meant to set a new
standard of manufacturing in the pet
food industry.

Managing quality
Fresh ingredients for both freeze-dried
products and kibble enter the fresh ingredient area, which is maintained at a

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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 - OPERATIONS - 21st century pest control
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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 - 78
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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