Pet food safety: Dog Food Recall – Chicken Soup for Pet Lover’s Soul tests positive for salmonella
Diamond Pet Foods is expanding a voluntary recall to include one production run and four production codes 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, the company says. No dog illnesses have been reported.
The products affected are:
• Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula—dry dog food, 35 lb. bag, with production codes CLF0102B31XCW (best by Jan. 27, 2013), CLF0102B31XCW (best by Jan. 28, 2013) and CLF0102B32XWR (best by Jan. 28, 2013).
• Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula—dry dog food, 6 lb. bag, with production code CLF0102B3XALW (best by Jan. 28, 2013).
The recalled formula was distributed in Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia, although the product may have reached other states. Diamond Pet Foods is working with distributors and retailers who carry the products to remove them from the supply chain.
Consumers who have purchased Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food with these production codes and best-before dates should discard the product and contact their veterinarian with any concerns. Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall or who would like replacement product or a refund may contact Diamond Pet Foods at (800) 442-0402 or by visiting the website for more info.
This recall is an expansion of an April limited voluntary recall that was at first limited to Diamond Pet Foods’ Naturals Lamb and Rice products and eventually included all products made at its Gaston, S.C., plant.
Source: Veterinary News, DVM 360