Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. food prepared for animal pets

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Exported Chinese pet-food ingredients containing melamine — an organic chemical widely used in plastics, adhesives and countertops — killed or harmed hundreds of U.S. pets in 2007.

    China's organic farms rooted in food-safety concerns

  • "Weeds have also been spread about via the sweepings from pet-food shops" and by ships dumping ballast.

    Stow the Mower, Stop Pulling

  • As a district court judge, Thomas heard a case that involved a dispute between two pet-food manufacturers.

    Second (and better) half of Clarence Thomas bash

  • Permira sold Provimi's Budapest-based pet-food business to Advent International for €188 million earlier this year.

    Cargill Will Acquire Provimi Group for $2.14 Billion

  • The pet-food and supply company also raised its full-year earnings guidance.

    Two in a Row for Dow as AmEx Leads Way

  • "You're going after defendants who by definition had no idea they were committing a violation," said Robert J. Becerra , a Miami-based lawyer who represented ChemNutra Inc., a Nevada pet-food company, and one of the two executives who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and got three years' probation in connection with the import of tainted wheat gluten that killed thousands of dogs and cats.

    U.S. Targets Drug Executives

  • People in cleantech circles often point out that the electric utilities spend a smaller portion of revenue on research and development than pet-food companies do.

    The Elusive Green Economy

  • On a recent afternoon, Mr. Davison led The Wall Street Journal on a tour of the new high school, which began construction on July 1 in a landmark building that once housed a pet-food factory.

    New School Sets Agenda

  • Ellen DeGeneres took an estimated 15% stake in Halo Purely for Pets, a pet-food company owned by Pegasus Capital Advisors LLP.

    Stars Take a Broader Interest in Building Brands

  • As part of that deal, which was brokered by William Morris Endeavor, the comedienne is involved in many facets of the business, including helping to select new pet-food flavors.

    Stars Take a Broader Interest in Building Brands

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