Pets: Health Canada Recalls Several Pet Foods Sold In Canada

By on May 22, 2016
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Submitted.Several people in the United States and one person in Canada have reportedly become ill with a Salmonella infection as a result of contact with pets or pet food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. Here in Canada there are the following Health Canada Consumer Product Recalls for pet foods below:

Solid Gold Health Food Products for Pets

The following Solid Gold Health Products for Pets products are included:

WolfKing recalled batch identifying information:
Best Before 30 Dec 2012
SGL1201 and an “X” as the 11th digit
4 lb, 15 lb, and 28.5 lb

Bags

WolfCub recalled batch identifying information:
Best Before 30 Dec 2012
SGB1201 and an “X” as the 11th digit 4 lb, 15 lb, and 33 lb bags

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.

Other Solid Gold recipes, sizes or brands of food are not impacted by this voluntary recall.

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Wellness Super5Mix Large Breed Puppy by WellPet LLC.

This recall involves the following Wellness Brand dry puppy food products:

Super5Mix Large Breed Puppy, 15 lb bag UPC code: 076344891147
Date codes: JAN 09 2013 and JAN 10 2013

Super5Mix Large Breed Puppy, 30 lb bag UPC code: 076344891154
Date codes: JAN 10 2013 and JAN 11 2013

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

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Kirkland Signature Dry Pet Food and Nature’s Domain Dry Pet Food

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Kirkland Signature Dry Pet Food and Nature’s Domain Dry Pet Food

This recall involves the following Kirkland Signature and Nature’s Domain pet foods:

Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Lamb, Rice & Vegetable Formula, 18.14 KG, item #29504, UPC 096619295043


Kirkland Signature Super Premium Adult Dog Chicken, Rice & Vegetable Formula, 18.14 KG
, item #29506, UPC 096619295067

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Kirkland Signature Super Premium Mature Dog Chicken, Rice & Egg Formula, 7 years and older, 18.14 KG
, item #779829, UPC 09661977826


Kirkland Signature Super Premium Healthy Weight Dog Formulated with Chicken & Vegetables, 18.14 KG
, item #430541, UPC 096619430543

Kirkland Signature Super Premium Maintenance Cat Chicken & Rice Formula, 9.07 KG, item #190379, UPC 096619112852

Kirkland Signature Nature’s Domain Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Formula for Dogs, 15.9 KG, item #295700, UPC 096619470976

Nature’s Domain Salmon Meal & Sweet Potato Dog Food, 15.9 KG, item #470974, UPC 074198610839

Only those products with a production code having both a “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 11th position are affected by the recall.

The best before dates for all of the recalled products are December 9, 2012 through January 31, 2013.

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Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc.

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This recall involves the following Natural Balance products, selected sizes:
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6/5 Lb Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog December 13, 2012
15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog December 13, 2012
28 Lb Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog March 6, 2013, March 8, 2013 ,March 12, 2013 ,December 13, 2012,
6/5 lb Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dog Food December 10, 2012, December 21, 2012
5 lb Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dog Food December 10, 2012, December 21, 2012
28 LB Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Dog Food December 10, 2012, December 21, 2012
6/5 lb Sweet Potato & Bison Formula Dog Food December 17, 2012, December 29, 2012
15 lb Sweet Potato & Bison Formula Dog Food December 9, 2012, December 18, 2012, December 28, 2012, December 29, 2012
28 lb Sweet Potato & Bison Formula Dog Food December 9, 2012, December 17, 2012, December 18, 2012, December 29, 2012
6/5 lb Vegetarian Formula Dog Food December 9, 2012
28 lb Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Formula Large Breed Bites Dog Food December 12, 2012, December 20, 2012
6/5 lb LID Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Small Breed Bites Dog Food December 21, 2012
12.5 lb LID Lamb & Brown Rice Small Breed Bites Dog Food December 21, 2012

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Various Diamond Pet Food Products

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This recall involves the following pet food brands manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods:

Premium Edge

Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul
Diamond
Diamond Natural
Taste of the Wild
Various weights and product types are affected by the recall.
Only those products with a production code having both “2” or “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 10th or 11th position are affected by the recall.

The best before dates for all of the recalled products are December 9, 2012 through April 7, 2013.
Further instructions for identifying affected products can be found here.

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Pets such as dogs, cats, amphibians and reptiles and their food can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with the bacteria from handling their pets or their pet’s food or feces. Symptoms of salmonellosis often include:

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sudden onset of fever

headache

stomach cramps

diarrhea

vomiting

Consumers are advised to always wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after feeding, handling or cleaning up after pets. Clean surfaces that come into contact with pet food or ill pets.

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One Comment

  1. Steve

    August 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm

    Why are some of the best before dates 4 years old!!

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