May 14th Pet Food Recall
As you are aware, over the past ten days voluntary recalls have impacted several popular pet brands. In some cases only a few products were affected and in other cases an entire line had to be recalled. We wanted to follow-up on our communication from last week to keep you informed.
The recalls on this list are primarily Class I. Definitions of Class I, II, and III recalls. Additional information about how recalls are conducted can be found at FDA 101: Product Recalls – From First Alert to Effectiveness Checks.
Kaytee Forti Diet Mouse, Rat & Hamster Diet has been recalled today. 5/14/2012
“(CBS News) The Diamond Pet Foods voluntary recall on some of their pet food brands has been expanded after a salmonella outbreak in one of their plants left 14 people sick in nine states.
The dog food in question was was manufactured in Gaston, S.C. plant. At least five people were hospitalized from handling the food, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told the Associated Press.
On the official website for the recall, Diamond Pet Foods added dog food under the Country Value, Diamond, Premium Edge, Professional, 4Health and Taste of the Wild brands with a 2 or 3 in the 9th position of the production code and an X in the 10th or 11th position. The “best before” dates are between December 9, 2012 and April 7, 2013. They were distributed in a variety of eastern, southern, central and Midwest states, as well as parts of Canada, but may appear in other states.”
See more on the story here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57429961-10391704/diamond-dog-food-salmonella-recall-expands/
Please go to this website to get the complete list for http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/newpetfoodrecalls/
If you want to learn more about Salmonella in Dogs, please click here. If you are worried that your pet is sick for any reason, please go to your veterinarian immediately.
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