Apex Dog Food

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Apex is self-described as the “pinnacle of pet nutrition.” Using holistic ingredients, Apex states that it is good for sensitive stomachs and skin, and has no corn, wheat, soy or by-products. Diamond Pet Foods Inc. manufactures the brand Apex.

Apex Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Apex Holistic Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food, Apex Lamb & Rice Holistic Dog Food, Apex Holistic Salmon & Potato Formula Dog Food.
Cost: $$$
Where to buy: Select retailers in South Carolina
Company: Apex Pet Foods Inc.
Headquarters: 1680 Lake Murray Blvd, Columbia, SC 29212
Contact info: 855-554-7387

Has Apex Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. In 2012 Apex voluntarily recalled its Chicken & Rice dog food because of suspected salmonella contamination, as Diamond Pet Foods had had an outbreak of salmonella in its South Carolina plant. In 2012, Diamond Pet Foods was sued by consumers who bought the contaminated food.

List of Apex Recalls

May 2012

Cause: Potential for salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated May 4, 2012What was recalled: Apex Chicken & Rice, 20 lb. and 40 lb. bags, Production Code #ACD0101B32 and “Best by” date of Jan. 24, 2013.

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