Diamond dog food recall

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by lincolnsilkies, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Songster

    Aug 27, 2011
    Lincoln Nebraska
    For those of you that feed you dogs Diamond brand natural dog food the have a recall on the lamb meal and riceFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 06, 2012
    Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice. This is being done as a precautionary measure, as the product has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No illnesses have been reported and no other Diamond manufactured products are affected.
    Individuals handling dry pet food can become infected with salmonella, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with surfaces exposed to this product. Healthy people infected with salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, salmonella can result in more serious ailments including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
    Pets with salmonella infections may have decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. If left untreated, pets may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
    The product, Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice, was distributed to customers located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia, who may have further distributed the product to other states, through pet food channels.

    Product Name Bag Size Production Code & “Best Before” Code
    Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 6lb DLR0101D3XALW Best Before 04 Jan 2013
    Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 20lb DLR0101C31XAG Best Before 03 Jan 2013
    Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 40lb DLR0101C31XMF Best Before 03 Jan 2013
    Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 40lb DLR0101C31XAG Best Before 03 Jan 2013
    Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice 40lb DLR0101D32XMS Best Before 04 Jan 2013

    Consumers who have purchased the Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice with the specific production and “Best Before” codes should discontinue feeding the product and discard it.
    At Diamond Pet Foods, the safety of our products is our top priority. We apologize for any inconvenience this recall may have caused. For further information or to obtain a product refund please call us at 800-442-0402 or visit www.diamondpet.com.

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  2. Baymule

    Baymule Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Great, my dogs, an Aussie, Lab and Great Pyrenees just polished off a bag. No ill effects lol Now they are working on a 50 pound bag of Pedigree. I guess we are not so good doggie daddy and doggie mamma, cause we are not loyal to one brand only. dog food snobs we are not [​IMG]
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  3. arabianequine

    arabianequine Crowing

    Apr 4, 2010
    Mine just finished a bag thats all my dogs eat and just bought new bag tonight. Off to check code now.

    Thanks for the alert!
  4. FlaRocky

    FlaRocky Songster

    I remember quite a few years ago that Diamond had a problem with b*tches aborting litters. It was one of the new and improved ingredients in it. It would not stay stable over time. Cannot remember what it was. I worked for a vet at the time who had a huge show/breeding pt. base. He owned 4 clinics and so was one of the vets that helped pinpoint the problem.

  5. I had just placed an order for Taste of the Wild which is manufactured by Diamond , the supplier called and said they had a recall and were releasing no Diamond products. Well it is back to the drawing boar since I am looking for a grain free food for my Australian Cattle Dog ***** that is pregnant. Wellness has one coming out next mnth, had to order BlueWilderness puppy for the time being which I am not that thrilled about it.

  6. JML72

    JML72 In the Brooder

    Mar 31, 2012
    Seviesnape: Do you have a Costco near you? They have a salmon and sweet potato formula "Nature's Domain" - it's basically the same as TOTW and much cheaper. I feed all my herd (show and pets) their kirkland L&R food - I joined Costco just to get to it. Their brands are great.
  7. DuckyLou

    DuckyLou In the Brooder

    Mar 29, 2012
    East Texas
    Thank you so much for letting us know! My 11 yr old dachshund eats that and my mother-in-laws dog as well! Thanks so much for posting about it!
  8. I don't have a Costco that is convenient for me to get to. I currently feed Innova Prime which is a grain free food, I have been feeding Evo but the girls don't really need that much protein. My dogs have done so well on it and they have never had a recall. When I bred Emmie I hadn't even thought about it but I really don't want to reintroduce grain into her diet. I have to say I have a huge advantage because I work as a groomer and my boss orders all my food in for me wholesale. I can't get Orijen which has a puppy formula so I will just use the bag of Blue up until wellness comes out with the core puppy food next month.
    I did check that food out and it looks like a great formula !


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