News Releases

April 30, 2012

Diamond Pet Foods Expands Recall of One Production Run of Dry Dog Food

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light formula dry dog food. One bag of the product has tested positive for Salmonella, and the recall of the four production codes is being conducted as a precautionary measure.

 Product Name

Bag Size

Production Code

Best By Date

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula - dry dog food

35 lb.

CLF0102B31XCW
CLF0102B31XCW
CLF0102B32XWR

27/JAN/2013
28/JAN/2013
28/JAN/2013

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula - dry dog food

6lb.

CLF0102B3XALW

28/JAN/2013

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food is manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods and was distributed in Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia, who may have further distributed the product to other states, through pet food channels.

Consumers who have purchased Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food with this specific production/lot code and best before date should discard the product.

Pets with Salmonella infections may have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

Individuals handling dry pet food can become infected with Salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product. Healthy people infected with salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food is an expansion of an April 6 voluntary recall that included: 

Product Name

Bag Size

Production Code & "Best Before" Code  

Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice

6lb

DLR0101D3XALW Best Before 04 Jan 2013  

Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 

20lb

DLR0101C31XAG Best Before 03 Jan 2013  

Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 

40lb

DLR0101C31XMF Best Before 03 Jan 2013  

Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 

40lb

DLR0101C31XAG Best Before 03 Jan 2013  

Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 

40lb

DLR0101D32XMS Best Before 04 Jan 2013

The recall dated April 6, 2012 can be found at  http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm299606.htm?utm_campaign=Google2&utm_source=fdaSearch&utm_medium=website&utm_term=April 6, 2012 recall of pet food&utm_content=2.

The full recall of the expansion dated April 26, 2012 can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm302137.htm?source=govdelivery.

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