Dog Food Recall 2012: Diamond Pet Foods recalls Chicken Soup due to possible Salmonella contamination

By on Apr 28, 2012 in Animals, Food, Health, United States Comments

Updated: May 8, 2012 1:20 a.m.

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Diamond Pet Foods announced a voluntary recall of the Chicken Soup formula dry dog food due to possible Salmonella contamination, as listed below, which is an extension of their earlier dog food recall this month.

As announced by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its official website on Thursday, April 26, 2012, Diamond Pet Foods is recalling one production run of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food.

According to the report, one bag of the said product has been tested positive for Salmonella, and four production codes are being recalled, as listed below, with no dog illnesses have been reported, with the company apologizing for any potential issues affecting dog owners and their pets.

“We encourage consumers who have purchased Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula dry dog food with the specific production codes and best before dates to discard the product.” A statement reads at the company’s official website.

Meanwhile, the company said that the affected products were distributed in 10 US states including Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

Below is the list of affected products taken from, according to their Bag Size, Production Code, and Best By Date, with Diamond Pet Foods emphasizing that they also could have been sold in other states via pet food channels.

* 35 lb – CLF0102B31XCW, Best by Date 27/JAN/2013

* 35 lb – CLF0102B31XCW, Best by Date 28/JAN/2013

* 35 lb – CLF0102B32XWR, Best by Date 28/JAN/2013

* 6 lb – CLF0102B3XALW, Best by Date 28/JAN/2013

For more information, the public is being advised to contact Diamond Pet Foods at 800-442-0402 or visit, with the company recalling last April 6 a number of batches of its Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food, also due to possible contamination Salmonella.

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