Diamond Pet Food Recall!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic & Chit Chat' started by charmedwolf, May 1, 2012.

  1. katzand Well-Known Member

    Glad if it helps someone. all these pet food recalls really think making my own is the best course of action, but of course, it's not like people food is any safer.

  2. bekah1001 Honored Member

  3. Keeper Active Member

    Yeah, this sparked some curiosity for me, and Canidae is by Diamond.
  4. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    parts of Candidae is made by diamond, but, like i've said any number of times,
    on this thread,
    and on other threads,
    unlike most ppl,
    i will not stop feeding dog foods that get recalled. I know most ppl are saying, "Oh wow, they had a recall! that's it! i am not buying THAT dog food!":eek:
    but, having a recall is not an indicator a dog food will have another recall. the list of dog foods that have had recalls--at some point in time--- is about 100+ dog foods. O_o the list of dog foods that have NEVER had a recall is not a great big list,
    and never having had a recall, is not a guarantee the dog food will never have a recall. Keeping all germs out of masses of foods is very very difficult.

    I am not as afraid of a dog being exposed to salmonella as much as many ppl seem to be. Healthy dogs don't usually succumb to salmonella, which is why we can give dogs raw eggs, yet, we cant' eat raw eggs.
    but dogs can. Many ppl give their dogs raw eggs, (which can have salmonella on them)
    yet, are afraid of the exact same germ being in their dog food......:confused:

    I just wash my hands after i handle raw eggs,
    raw meat
    or dog food.

    I also still eat lettuce, asparagus, tomatoes, broccoli, meat, etc etc,
    even those have recalls EVERY year, year
    after year.

    after year. As i type this, there is some lettuce recall going on right now,
    yet, i will continue to buy eat and buy lettuce (which is not in the recall batch.) Call me crazy.
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  5. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    but, everyone should do what they feel is best for their dogs,
    if someone is truly afraid their dog could succumb to salmonella,
    (instead of pass it right through their digestive tracts as most healthy dogs do)
    those ppl should not give their dogs raw eggs, either.
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  6. bekah1001 Honored Member

    I agree with you Tigerlily...I was just thinking about raw eggs the other day and salmonella. My dogs don't seem to be affected by eating raw eggs and they have been eating them for a year. I did buy a bag of Canidae to try it out. They seem to like it. I want to start feeding multiple dog foods and not just one. I was thinking of feeding Canidae, and/or chicken soup as kind of base dog foods and rotate the more expensive dog each time a feed the dogs.
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  7. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    me too, Bekah, the more i think about the rotating dog foods,
    the more i like it.
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  8. Keeper Active Member

    Speaking of allergies and whatnot, has anyone ever heard of a dog who is not affected by eating chocolate? As a child I had a dog who was dumb as a doorknob and snuck out of his bed to the food pantry. Here he ate two large candy bars. I thought he was going to die, but he lived a long and happy life...Just figured I'd put that out there. :)
  9. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    nah, i would not put out there, Keeper, we get all kinds on DTA, :rolleyes: and someone might read about your dog who lived to be old after eating chocolate
    and thinks, "fine, i will feed MY dog chocolate too!":oops:
  10. Keeper Active Member

    Oh dear, wouldn't want that to happen. Just wanted to know whether some one else had experienced the same thing.

    In case anyone is curious about the type of poisoning, here's a link to let you know about it.

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  11. sara Moderator

    Yes but Tigerlily, did you not readf the FDA report about how incredibly DIRTY and unsanitary the plant is? I was disgusted! Not to mention the fact that they dont do microbiological testing on the foods before they leave the plant.

    And it's not just one salmonella recall, there are many MANY recalls through the years, and they dont seem to get that they need to clean up their act. No I will not feed Diamond ever again.
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  12. bekah1001 Honored Member

    That's upsetting. Chicken Soup and Canidae are healthy foods for a really good price but it sucks that the manufacturing process sucks. :( If only Diamond would pick up their act!!!!
  13. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    yeap, i read the report, Sara i've read your repeated posts on your disgust that the place is not clean as you'd want to be, over and over, on various threads, and that is fine for you to do what you think is best,
    and i still buy Chicken soup dog food. I am not afraid of my dog coming down with salmonella:rolleyes: .

    and i repeated my reply too, on reply #64 above. Only parts of Wellness or Candidae or Chicken Soup are made there, and rest of my reply is above already.

    like i said, each person has to decide what they will do,
    but, for me, recalls for GERMS don't phase me much, i still eat tomatoes.
  14. sara Moderator

    What does tomatoes have to do with dog food recalls? I keep thinking to ask, but never remember to :)
  15. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    //"What does tomatoes have to do with dog food recalls?"//

    Oh, like i said in reply #64 above,
    next line under "i still eat tomatoes" is
    many humans foods ALSO have repeated recalls,

    every single year. right now, as you are reading this, there are several recalls going on in my country for lettuce and other products. Every year, guaranteed,
    recalls (sometimes back to back:eek: ) happen
    meat for humans
    some other human food product
    baby food
    on and on and on..........long list of products that are subject to YEARLY recalls...
    for GERMS.

    .....yet, i still eat tomatoes. call me crazy. Oddly i never ever ever get sick, either, exxxtremely rare for me to get sick, ever, not even colds, etc.
  16. sara Moderator

    Hmmn, I've never heard of recalls for produce. Lunch meat and other processed foods, yes :) but that's about it. That could be because of the different areas though too.

    Oh wait! I remember when Wendy's wasn't putting tomatpes on burgers because of recalls in the US, but we had no issues with tomatoes otherwise. They shipped their produce up instead of buying locally, which is why they had a problem, but no one else did.
  17. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    //"Hmmn, I've never heard of recalls for produce"//

    WOW!! Can our neighbor Canada be so different from USA??

    You've never heard of produce recalls???????????
    :eek: HOLD ON, i am just crawling back up into my chair...
    lettuce..happening now

    SEE, i've seen produce recalls every year of my life,
    after year.................EVVVVVVVVVERY year.

    by the way, Canada DOES have produce recalls, i usually hear about recalls by having kitchen tv on the news channel, the news channels announce such things. I suppose if i did not follow news, i'd miss alllllllllllllllllllllll the repeated, ongoing food recalls, too.
    I don't particularly try to hear about them,
    i hear about allllllllll the constant recalls by sheer accident by passing by the tv set on the news channels!!:ROFLMAO:

    lettuce in canada..
    here is same exact recall in Canada, only from last year::ROFLMAO:

    oops! Canada recalled THEIR cantaloupes, too.

    and Canada's tomatos...
    (not to worry, they will do this EVERY year of your life, IF you follow the news)

    Like USA, baby foods are easy target for germs, too, (EVERY year) but this recall was for arsenic?

    and Canada's spinach recall from this year...
    and CAnada's spinach recall from last year....:ROFLMAO:

    i could go on, recalls for produce happen allllllllll the time, EVERY YEAR
    as well as for meat intended for human consumption,
    and boxed items, too.

    i still eat tomatoes......and cantaloupes......and spinach.....etc etc etc.
  18. tigerlily46514 Honored Member

    Ground beef recall..Sept 2011

    ground beef recall, May 2011

    steaks recall

    theres tons more, it's not "just lunchmeat" for humans that gets recalled.... i am just snatching and posting, also saw recalls from almost every fast food chain there is.

    tuna steaks recalled, 2010

    lots of fish recalls, wanna see 'em? or pork?

    every year, we humans see tons of our food recalled....yet, we all still eat tomatoes.......(well, except for a few of younger members who still refuse to eat vegetables..looking at you Dice..:LOL: )
  19. Dogster Honored Member

    Let's post another thread on produce recalls:ROFLMAO::p:ROFLMAO:
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  20. tigerlily46514 Honored Member


    yes, great idea!! This can be our theme song for the Produce Recall thread!!

    and we can yell THIS at each other on the new "Produce Recall" thread
    (dogster, you wont' get this, is old old tv show joke/meme)


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