Recall expanded for dog food possibly contaminated with salmonella

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Monday, May 7, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- An extended recall has been issued for some dry dog food products that may be contaminated with salmonella.

This includes the food produced at Diamond Pet Foods in South Carolina.

So far, 14 people have become infected nationwide. There have not been any illnesses reported in Georgia thus far.

Symptoms for humans with salmonella infections:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Fever

Humans can become infected, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after touching the food.

Symptoms for dogs with salmonella infections:

  • Lethargic behavior
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased appetite
  • Abdominal pain

Pets can infect humans and other animals. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, contact your veterinarian.

The list of possibly infected foods (with description, size, production code, best by date):

  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 40 lb., DPP0401B22XJW, 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 40 lb., DPP0401A21XAW, 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 40 lb., DPP0101C31XME, 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 40 lb., DPP0401B21XDJ, 7-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 20 lb., DPP0401B22XJW, 6-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 20 lb., DPP0101C31XME, 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 20 lb., DPP0101C31XRB , 11-Jan-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 8 lb., DPP0401B2XALW, 7-Apr-2013
  • Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food, 6 oz., samples DPP0401

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