My PSA For The Day
Carson’s alma mater, The Seeing Eye, Inc. in Morristown, NJ is always, always looking out for its’ dogs and grads. This news release was sent out today and every dog lover will want to be aware of this
According to reports we have received and that you might have heard in the news, anyone using dog or cat food manufactured by Diamond Pet Company should
discontinue its use immediately. The products are sold under the brand names Diamond, Country Value, and Professional.
Contaminated Diamond pet food has been linked to deaths of 23 dogs and the illness of many others as of Friday, Dec. 30, according to the FDA. The company,
based in Meta, Missouri, recalled 19 varieties of dog and cat food when they were found to contain a chemical present in a fungus on corn, a common pet
food ingredient. The chemical, aflatoxin, can cause symptoms of energy loss, lack of appetite, vomiting, fever, and jaundice. Severe cases can cause liver
damage and death. Diamond company officials say the recalled product was distributed in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine,
Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina,
Tennessee, West Virginia, Vermont, and Virginia.
For more information on the recall, including specific date codes, please visit the Diamond website at www.diamondpet.com.