Saturday, May 12, 2012

Natural Balance Pet Foods’ Voluntary Recall- DATE CORRECTION per FDA

Recall -- Firm Press Release


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Correction to Date Code in Natural Balance Pet Foods’ Voluntary Recall Dated May 4, 2012 Due to the Potential for Salmonella Contamination


Contact:
Consumer:
(800) 829-4493
Media:
Daniel Bernstein
(310) 902-2554


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 11, 2012 - On May 4, 2012, Natural Balance Pet Foods announced a voluntary recall of certain dry pet food formulas manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods at their Gaston, South Carolina facility. Link to original press release: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303042.htm
The original press release contained a typographical error in the Best By Date of one of the products listed. It stated a Best By Date of March 12, 2013 when it should have been March 13, 2013.
The incorrect Best By Date listed was:
5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88650-5
Lot Code NBH0103
Best By Date: March 12, 2013
The correct Best By Date is:
5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog UPC# 7-23633-88650-5
Lot Code NBH0103
Best By Date: March 13, 2013
Natural Balance Pet Foods apologizes for any potential confusion this may have caused.
Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall, or who would like replacement product or a refund, may contact Natural Balance Pet Foods Customer Service at (800) 829-4493(8am – 5pm, PST). Consumers may also go to www.naturalbalanceinc.com disclaimer icon for more information.

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Photo: Product Labels
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.

1 comment:

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, I just came over from Bichonpaws and thoughts I'd say hi. Thank you for this info on the dog food recall. I do have a question for you-we just got a 5 mos old male Bichon and trying to figure out the best dog food for him. He has been on Purina and I'm adding in Blue buffalo to trying & switch him to a healthy food. He doesn't like it though and the last couple of days has been scratching continually and I'm thinking it's allergies. Has your Silvie has allergies, if so what do you do? What type of food do you use. Thanks for any info. Noreen & Hunter

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