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March 12, 2014

Central Garden & Pet Company has introduced its new BioSpot Active Care brand, a line of proactive health and wellness products for pets.

BioSpot products, which are are branded with a "bold look for stronger on-shelf presence," include flea and tick solutions, supplements, millk replacers and other solutions for common health needs. These include a faster-drying Spot On flea and tick product for dogs and a yard spray that works for up to four weeks and controls more than 47 outdoor insects.

January 20, 2014

Central Garden & Pet Company has made a couple executive appointments. Effective immediately, J.D. Walker has been tapped to lead the Garden segment, with Dan Pennington leading the wild bird and private label business. Both will report to EVP Michael Reed.

December 11, 2013

Central Garden & Pet Company's loss widened in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2013, prompting a contrite response from president and CEO John Ranelli on the company's lack of sufficient progress.

April 1, 2013

Central Garden & Pet Co., a marketer and producer of products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets, has been named Walmart's Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year.

March 3, 2011

Central Garden & Pet Co. has named George Yuhas as its new general counsel, effective immediately. Yuhas will report to William Brown, Central's chairman and CEO. 

Yuhas has been a partner specializing in litigation at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP for many years. 

"George represents an important addition to our senior management team," said Brown. "His judgment, team orientation and legal expertise will help us manage our business in a prudent and effective way. I look forward to working with him closely." 

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