In a press release issued January 10, 2006, Diamond Pet Foods has updated and narrowed the list of aflatoxin poisoned dog food “Best By” dates.
According to Diamond Pet Foods, “Testing of more than 2,700 finished product samples conducted by independent laboratories confirms that only Diamond Maintenance Dog and Diamond Premium Adult Dog with “Best By” dates of April 3, April 4, April 5 and April 11, 2007 are potentially toxic. Test results for all other products have not been toxic. Additionally Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul and Premium Edge brands have been tested and are negative for aflatoxin.”
In the same press release, Mark Brinkmann, chief operations officer of Diamond Pet Foods stressed that products included in the original voluntary recall should be returned to retailers.