Dog Food Recalls 2012 May: Complete Recall List by Brand and Company

Angela Ayles
by Angela Ayles | May 8, 2012 @ 4:55 pm | 3 

The dog food recall that has caused illnesses in over 14 pets in nine states has many pet owners worried about the safety of their families and their pets.

Earlier today, we released a list of Diamond Pet Food products related to the recall. Diamond Pet Foods isn’t the only company issuing pet food recalls this week, so we’re updating you here with the complete list of products from all companies.

Individuals who have come in contact with the dry pet food run the risk of contracting salmonella poisoning. If you have any of the products below, stop using them immediately and contact the companies directly with the information provided below:


Diamond Pet Foods Recall May 2012:

(Original Press Release)

  • Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul
  • Country Value
  • Diamond
  • Diamond Naturals
  • Premium Edge
  • Professional
  • 4Health
  • Taste of the Wild

To determine if their pet food is recalled, consumers should check the production codes on the back of bags that have a number “2” or a “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 10th or 11th position. The best-before dates for the recalled brands listed above are December 9, 2012 through April 7, 2013. To find out exactly where the product codes are found, click here.

*Additional Recall May 22, 2012

Products affected:

The product is Diamond Naturals Small Breed Adult Dog Lamb & Rice Formula. Only samples, 6 pound and 18 pound bag sizes are affected.

Production Code & Best Before Date
DSL0801, 20-Oct.-2012 (Product manufactured on Aug. 26, 2011 and packaged on Oct. 20, 2011) DSL0801, 26-Aug-2012
DSL0801, 27-Sept- 2012 (Product manufactured on Aug. 26, 2011 and packaged on Sept. 27, 2011)
DSL0801, 18-Oct- 2012 (Product manufactured on Aug. 26, 2011 and packaged on Oct. 18, 2011)
DSL0801, (Samples)

Kirkland Specialty Products affected by the recall:

The Kirkland Signature products included in the recall include:

  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Lamb, Rice & Vegetable Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Mature Dog Chicken, Rice & Egg Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Dog Formulated with Chicken & Vegetables (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Maintenance Cat Chicken & Rice Formula (Best Before December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Cat Formula (December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)
  • Kirkland Signature Nature’s Domain Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs (December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013)

To determine if their pet food is recalled, consumers should check the production codes on the back of bags must have both a number “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 11th position. The best-before dates for the recalled brands listed are December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013.

For questions or concerns about this particular recall, call at 1-866-918-8756, Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST or go to www.diamondpetrecall.com, for more information.


Apex Pet Food Recall May 2012

(Original Press Release)

Following products are being recalled:

Description Size Production Code Best By Date
Apex Chicken and Rice Dog 40 lb. ACD0101B32 24-Jan-2013
Apex Chicken and Rice Dog 20 lb. ACD0101B32 24-Jan-2013

 

This product was only distributed in the State of South Carolina.

Consumers with questions or concerns may contact Apex Pet Foods via a toll free call at 1-866-918-8756, Monday through Sunday, 8 am – 6pm EST.


Natural Balance Pet Foods Recall

(Original Press Release)

Products manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods. The following products are affected:

 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88650-5

  • Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012
  • Lot Code NBH0103 Best By Date: March 12, 2013

15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88615-4

  • Lot Code NBH0101 Best By Date: March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013
  • Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012
  • Lot Code NBH1203 Best By Date: December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88628-4  

  • Lot Code NBH0101 Best By Date: March 5, 2013; March 6, 2013
  • Lot Code NBH0102 Best By Date: March 7, 2013; March 8, 2013
  • Lot Code NBH0103 Best By Date: March 12, 2013
  • Lot Code NBH1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012; December 13, 2012
  • Lot Code NBH1203 Best By Date: December 13, 2012; December 14, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78755-0   

  • Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012
  • Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012

15 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78715-4  

  • Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012;
  • Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog UPC# 7-23633-78728-4

  • Lot Code NBR1202 Best By Date: December 10, 2012
  • Lot Code NBR1203 Best By Date: December 21, 2012; December 22, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-65553-8  

  • Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012
  • Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012

15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-61718-5

  • Lot Code NBT1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012
  • Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012
  • Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog UPC# 7-23633-63031-3

  • Lot Code NBT1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012
  • Lot Code NBT1202 Best By Date: December 17, 2012; December 18, 2012
  • Lot Code NBT1203 Best By Date: December 28, 2012; December 29, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Vegetarian Dog UPC# 7-23633-80855-2

  • Lot Code NBV1201 Best By Date: December 9, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Large Breed Bites UPC# 7-23633-44443-9 

  • Lot Code NLB1202 Best By Date: December 12, 2012
  • Lot Code NLB1203 Best By Date: December 20, 2012; December 21, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites UPC# 7-23633-42300-7   

  • Lot Code NSL1201 Best By Date: December 21, 2012

12.5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites UPC# 7-23633-42301-4 

  • Lot Code NSL1201 Best By Date: December 21, 2012

Consumers with questions or concerns about this particular recall may contact Natural Balance Pet Foods Customer Service at (800) 829-4493 (8am – 5pm, PST).


Wellpet LLC

(Original Press Release)

Manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods.

Products affected include:

Wellness Complete Health® Super5Mix® Large Breed Puppy, 15 lb. and 30 lb. bags and 5 oz. sample bags with best by dates of JAN 9 2013 through JAN 11 2013.

Best by dates (lot codes) can be found on the back of the bag in the bottom right-hand corner.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this particular recall can call (877) 227-9587 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM through 6:00 PM Eastern time and Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM Eastern time).


Solid Gold Health Products for Pets, Inc

(Original Press Release)

Products affected:

Solid Gold WolfCub Large Breed Puppy Food, 4 lb, 15 lb, and 33 lb, with a best before date of December 30, 2012 and batch code starting with SGB1201A31X.

4 lb identifying UPC 093766750005

15 lb identifying UPC 093766750012

33 lb identifying UPC 093766750029

Solid Gold WolfKing Large Breed Adult Dog Food, 4 lb, 15 lb, and 28.5 lb, with a best before date of December 30, 2012 and batch code starting with SGL1201A32X

4 lb identifying UPC 093766750050 

15 lb identifying UPC 093766750067 

28.5 lb identifying UPC 093766750081 

Best by dates (lot codes) can be found on the back of the bag in the bottom right-hand corner of 33 lb, 28.5 lb and 15 lb bags and the bottom of the 4 lb bags.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this particular recall may call (800) 364-4863 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM Pacific time).