STEADY PET FOOD SALES EQUAL VERY HAPPY TAILS

NEW YORK -- The most recent case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, reported in Washington state late last month, has had no impact on the domestic pet food supply -- or its safety, sources told SN.While many dog and other pet foods contain beef or beef by-products, making them just as susceptible to contamination as beef processed for human consumption, pet food sales have remained steady. Grocers

NEW YORK -- The most recent case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, reported in Washington state late last month, has had no impact on the domestic pet food supply -- or its safety, sources told SN.

While many dog and other pet foods contain beef or beef by-products, making them just as susceptible to contamination as beef processed for human consumption, pet food sales have remained steady. Grocers said consumers don't appear to be concerned about the safety of their pets' provisio

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