Diamond Adds Puppy Food To Recall


Diamond Pet Foods issued its third dog food recall in the past month due to salmonella contamination in a product manufactured at the company’s Gaston, S.C., facility, which recently ceased production.

The latest recall includes the following sizes of the Meta, Mo.-based company’s Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food:


Production Code

Best-by Date

40 lb. DPP0401B22XJW 6-Apr-2013
40 lb. DPP0401A21XAW 6-Apr-2013
40 lb DPP0101C31XME 11-Jan-2013
40 lb. DPP0401B21XDJ 7-Apr-2013
20 lb. DPP0401B22XJW 6-Apr-2013
20 lb. DPP0101C31XME 11-Jan-2013
20 lb. DPP0101C31XRB 11-Jan-2013
8 lb DPP0401B2XALW 7-Apr-2013
6 oz. samples DPP0401 N/A

The recalled food was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, and may have been distributed to other states through pet food channels.

Earlier this month, Diamond recalled several lots of its Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice dry dog food and halted production at the Gaston plant two days later.

Last week, Diamond issued another recall for a Gaston-manufactured product, Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food.


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