May 9, 2012

UPDATED: CORRECT PRODUCTION CODE INFORMATION: Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Foods Due to the Potential for Salmonella

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding Diamond Pet Foods expanding the recall to include batches of nine brands of dry pet food formulas manufactured between December 9, 2011 and April 7, 2012 due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Brands included in the recall include:

  • Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul
  • Country Value
  • Diamond
  • Diamond Naturals
  • Premium Edge
  • Professional
  • 4Health
  • Taste of the Wild

The recall affects only products distributed in the Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Canada. Further distribution through other pet food channels may have occurred.

In addition the Kirkland Signature products included in the recall include:

  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Lamb, Rice & Vegetable Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Mature Dog Chicken, Rice & Egg Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Dog Formulated with Chicken & Vegetables (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • § Kirkland Signature Super Premium Maintenance Cat Chicken & Rice Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Cat Formula (December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Nature's Domain Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs (December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)

The recall affects only products distributed in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Puerto Rico and Canada.

Canidae Pet Foods is recalling certain dry pet food formulas manufactured between December 9, 2011 and January 31, 2012 at the Diamond Pet Food Gaston, South Carolina plant. 

  • Canidae Dog, All Life Stages
  • Canidae Dog, Chicken Meal & Rice
  • Canidae Dog, Lamb Meal & Rice
  • Canidae Dog, Platinum

Further distribution to other pet food channels may occur: Florida, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

WellPet LLC is recalling Wellness® dry dog food after being notified by Diamond Pet Foods regarding the presence of Salmonella in Diamond's Gaston, South Carolina facility.

The products involved in this voluntary recall are:

  • Wellness Complete Health® Super5Mix® Large Breed Puppy, 15 lb. and 30 lb. bags and 5 oz. sample bags with best by dates of JAN 9 2013 through JAN 11 2013.
  • Natural Balance Pet Foods is recalling certain dry pet food formulas manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods at their Gaston, South Carolina facility.

The following is a list of products affected, for select sizes:
 

  • 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88650-5,Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012 , Lot Code NBH0103 Best By Date: March 12, 2013
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88615-4, Lot Code NBH0101 Best By Date: March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013, Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012, Lot Code NBH1203 Best By Date: December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88628-4, Lot Code NBH0101 Best By Date: March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013, Lot Code NBH0102 Best By Date: March 7, 2013; March 8, 2013, Lot Code NBH0103 Best By Date: March 12, 2013, Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012, Lot Code NBH1203 Best By Date: December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78755-0, Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012, Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78715-4, Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012; Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78728-4, Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012, Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-65553-8, Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012, Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-61718-5, Lot Code NBT1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012, Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012,Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-63031-3, Lot Code NBT1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012, Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012, Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Vegetarian Dog UPC# 7-23633-80855-2, Lot Code NBV1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012
  • 28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Large Breed BitesUPC# 7-23633-44443-9, Lot Code NLB1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012, Lot Code NLB1203 Best By Date: December 20, 2012; December 21, 2012
  • 5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites, UPC# 7-23633-42300-7, Lot Code NSL1201 Best By Date: December 21, 2012
  • 12.5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites UPC# 7-23633-42301-4, Lot Code NSL1201 Best By Date: December 21, 2012

Recalled products may have been distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming and Canada.

Apex Pet Foods is recalling all dry dog food formulas manufactured on January 24, 2012.

 The following products are being recalled

Description

Size

Production Code

Best By Date

Apex Chicken and Rice Dog

40 lb.

ACD0101B32

24-Jan-2013

Apex Chicken and Rice Dog

20 lb.

ACD0101B32

24-Jan-2013

This product was only distributed in the State of South Carolina.

The full recalls can be found at:

Diamond Pet Foods announcement:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303034.htm

Canidae Pet Foods announcement:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303063.htm

Wellpet LLC announcement:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303039.htm

Natural Balance Pet Foods announcement:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303042.htm

Apex Pet announcement:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303061.htm?source=govdelivery

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