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Diamond expands recall to include Puppy Formula dry dog food

by Susan Wyatt

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KING5.com

Posted on May 2, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Diamond Pet Foods has expanded its voluntary recall to now include Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food. Sampling of the product revealed Salmonella, though no illnesses have been reported due to the product.


Only the Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food products with the following descriptions are being recalled:

  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401B22XJW 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401A21XAW 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0101C31XME 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401B21XDJ 7-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0401B22XJW 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0101C31XME 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0101C31XRB 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 8 lb. DPP0401B2XALW 7-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 6 oz. samples DPP0401


All of the products were manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods in Gaston, South Carolina, and distributed exclusively to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

BUT, the products may have been distributed further through additional pet food channels so all consumers of Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food should check their products for the above descriptions and codes.

Salmonella can affect both dogs eating the contaminated product and humans handling the product. People infected with Salmonella may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever.

Recall Q&A

Dogs with Salmonella infection may show signs of lethargy, fever, vomiting, or diarrhea or bloody diarrhea. Infected dogs can infect other pets or people. If your dog has consumed this recalled product and has any of these symptoms, you should contact your veterinarian immediately.

Diamond Pet Foods is working closely with distributors and retailers to remove these products from the supply chain immediately. Pet owners who would like more information, or who would like a replacement product or refund, may contact Diamond Pet Foods at 800-442-0402, 8 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. You can also visit www.diamondpetrecall.com.

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