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Cat food recalled in 25 states

Cat owners who have the recalled food are advised to discard products by Diamond Pet Foods immediately.

By Vetstreet Mar 13, 2013 2:26PM

Diamond Pet Foods is recalling several of its dry cat food formulas after the products tested low for thiamine or vitamin B1, an essential nutrient for cats.

Photo: Diamond Pet food recall / Diamond PetEarly signs of thiamine deficiency include a lack of appetite, vomiting, weight loss and salivation.

The states affected by this recall are: 

Alabama
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Indiana
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia

Details about the recalled products can be found at the web sites for Diamond Pet Foods and Premium Edge. Cat owners who have the recalled food are advised to discard it immediately.

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If this is from Communist China: Slick Willie should have to eat it until he vomits due to the fact that he made Communist China "the Most Favored Trade Status" after hauling the USA under the WTO-GaTT and NAFTA whereby we no longer are independant but must import everything so we are guarateed to have overflowing trash heeps while we are poisoned...what a bunch of TRAITORS WITHIN.
Mar 13, 2013 8:14PM
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WTF is zilophol, and why are they putting it in our chewing gum if it kills dogs?  that's not cool. i want to know what the hell that substance is if we are eating it. i sure wont be eating any more gum!!!!!!
Mar 13, 2013 7:19PM
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Ive never even heard of it,we feed our cats purina cat chow,it is kind of basic but don't recall it ever being recalled.I prefer to feed them chicken breast for meat,the canned stuff has to be as nasty as it smells,they are also fond of meatballs,kind of hard to eat spaghetti ,they know there are meatballs in it. Most meats are only a couple dollars a lb,you can feed your cats well with mostly dry and your homemade for meat treats and be safe and keep them healthy.

 

 

Mar 13, 2013 7:15PM
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I don't worry about these recalls anymore as I make my own cat and dog food.  My three felines get raw chicken, chicken livers and gizzards with egg yolks, bone meal, Taurine, B vitamins, salmon oil.  No carbs - cats do not have the digestive enzymes to break down carbs!  They are true carnivores.  My three Japanese chins get cooked beef, beef liver, beef heart, lamb and chicken and veggies and whole grain rice or oatmeal (very little) bone meal, vitamins, eggs and salmon oil.  No health issues with the dogs and one of the cats has not had a urinary tract infection since the switch to raw.  We have one young cat that will be the first started on a raw diet and nothing but - so it will be interesting to see how she does.  Proof is in the pudding (or home made pet food)!

Mar 13, 2013 7:12PM
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Bad news for Paul Ryan, he was planning on the older generation living on it. He will have to go back to Soylent Green
Mar 13, 2013 5:44PM
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These basta$Eds manufacture for Natural Balance, Costco, etc.  They were one of the ones that had the melamine.  They had issues last year.  Owned by a couple of brothers in South Carolina.  WHEN IS THE FDA GOING TO SHUT THEM DOWN????????????
Mar 13, 2013 5:30PM
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Just shut this place down for good. How many recalls does it have to take?

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