By | Posted: May 11, 2012, 3 p.m. EDT
EDITORS’ NOTE: On May 11, Natural Balance reported that it had provided the incorrect “best by” date for one of its recalled Sweet Potato & Venison dog foods. The correct “best by” date for the 5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog, UPC# 7-23633-88650-5, Lot Code NBH0103, is May 13, 2013. The story has been updated to reflect this change.
All four brands reported that none of their products had tested positive for Salmonella, but they had voluntarily recalled the products as a precautionary measure. All the affected foods were manufactured at Diamond Pet Foods’ facility in Gaston, S.C.
WellPet LLC of Tewksbury, Mass., recalled one recipe of its Wellness dry dog food that had been manufactured at the Gaston plant, even though the foods have tested negative for Salmonella, WellPet reported.
Wellness Complete Health Super5Mix Large Breed Puppy 15-pound, 30-pound and 5-ounce bags with “best by” dates of JAN 9 2013 through JAN 11 2013.
The “best by” dates (lot codes) can be found on the back of the bag in the bottom right-hand corner. No other WellPet recipes, sizes or brands of food are impacted by this voluntary recall, the company reported.
WellPet urged pet owners who are unsure if the Wellness product they purchased is included in the recall, would like replacement product or have additional questions, to call its customer service line at (877) 227-9587 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM through 6:00 PM Eastern time; Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM Eastern time).
The company also reported that it is no longer purchasing any product from Diamond
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