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  • De Haan Petfood stops production in the Netherlands after explosion

    Release Date: Wednesday, May 08 , 2013

    Wet petfood manufacturer De Haan Petfood BV has temporarily stopped production as a result of an incident in the petfood production facility in Nieuwkoop, the Netherlands. 

    In the afternoon on May 7, an explosion occurred in one of the retorts in which under-pressure cans are sterilized. One employee was slightly injured in the blast, and other damages and consequences are currently being assessed.