Natural Balance has just posted this recall, part of the Diamond Pet Food recallYou can see a list of the other brands recalled at http://www.orlandocanineconnections.com/?p=2053

Natural Balance has just been notified by Diamond Pet Foods, one of our co-manufacturers, that certain Natural Balance dry food formulas produced in their Gaston, SC facility should be voluntarily recalled.

Although there have been no animal illnesses reported and none of our Natural Balance products included in the recall have tested positive for Salmonella, we have voluntarily initiated this recall as a precautionary measure.

The following is a list of products affected, for select sizes:

5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog
Best By Dates
December 12, 2012
December 13, 2012
March 12, 2013

15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog
Best By Dates
December 12, 2012
December 13, 2012
December 14, 2012
March 5, 2013
March 6, 2013

28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Venison Dog
Best By Dates
December 12, 2012
December 13, 2012
December 14, 2012
March 5, 2013
March 6, 2013
March 7, 2013
March 8, 2013
March 12, 2013

5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog
Best By Dates
December 10, 2012
December 21, 2012
December 22, 2012

15 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog
Best By Dates
December 10, 2012
December 21, 2012
December 22, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog
Best By Dates
December 10, 2012
December 21, 2012
December 22, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog
Best By Dates
December 17, 2012
December 18, 2012
December 28, 2012
December 29, 2012

15 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog
Best By Dates
December 9, 2012
December 17, 2012
December 18, 2012
December 28, 2012
December 29, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Sweet Potato & Bison Dog
Best By Dates
December 9, 2012
December 17, 2012
December 18, 2012
December 28, 2012
December 29, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Vegetarian Dog
Best By Dates
December 9, 2012

28 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Large Breed Bites
Best By Dates
December 12, 2012
December 20, 2012
December 21, 2012

5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites
Best By Date
December 21, 2012

12.5 LB Natural Balance Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Dog Small Breed Bites
Best By Date
December 21, 2012

Recalled products may have been distributed in the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming and Canada.

States that are NOT affected include:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

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 our Customer Service team at (800) 829-4493 or email info@naturalbalanceinc.com. We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.

Sincerely,
Your Natural Balance Family