Apex Recall History and Pet Food Brand Info

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Brand Name: Apex
Product Lines:
Apex Holistic Chicken & Rice Formula Dog Food, Apex Lamb & Rice Holistic Dog Food, Apex Holistic Salmon & Potato Formula Dog Food
Apex Pet Foods Inc.
1020 Ferguson Street Columbia, SC — 29201
Website: https://www.apexpetfood.com/
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Apex Company Overview

Apex Dog Food, self-described as the “pinnacle of pet nutrition,” is a brand manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods Inc. The company claims to use holistic ingredients and focuses on crafting dog food without corn, wheat, soy, or by-products. Apex also asserts that its products are naturally preserved with Vitamin E and free from chemical preservatives such as BHA, BHT, or Ethoxyquin. The brand positions itself as suitable for dogs with sensitive skin and stomachs and also claims to formulate its products to reduce shedding. Apex is committed to maintaining high-quality control and safety standards in its U.S.-based production facilities.

Has There Ever Been an Apex Recall?

There has been an Apex recall, according to our research.

In 2012 a voluntary Apex recall for 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.

Apex Recall History

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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