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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri-based Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a third type of dry dog food because of salmonella concerns.

All three products were made at a Gaston, S.C., plant, where production was suspended April 8. The plant is the same one that made mold-contaminated food that killed dozens of dogs nationwide in 2005.

A statement Monday from the company said the latest recall involves its Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food. No canine illnesses have been reported.

The product was distributed to customers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

The company also announced in April that it was recalling batches of its Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul Adult Light Formula and Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice.

The latest recall covers the following production codes:
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401B22XJW
6-Apr-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401A21XAW
6-Apr-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0101C31XME
11-Jan-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 40 lb. DPP0401B21XDJ
7-Apr-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0401B22XJW
6-Apr-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0101C31XME
11-Jan-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 20 lb. DPP0101C31XRB
11-Jan-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 8 lb. DPP0401B2XALW
7-Apr-2013
— Diamond Puppy Formula dry dog food 6 oz. samples DPP0401

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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