WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) -- Diamond Pet Foods is expanding a recall to get some tainted food off the market. The company found Salmonella in it's product and wants dog owners to stop using Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food.
The food was sold in 6 ounce samples up to 40 pound bags.
Pets with Salmonella infections can infect other pets and humans, causing some serious gastrointestinal symptoms.
The recalled pet food was manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods in Gaston, South Carolina. It was distributed and sold in 12 states including Maryland and Virginia.
If you're not sure whether your batch of puppy food is affected, contact Diamond Pet Foods at 1-800-442-0402, 8 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday or visit www.diamondpetrecall.com.
Written by Lesli Foster
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