Premium Edge Pet Food

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Premium Edge pet foods are a line of foods manufactured and owned by Diamond Pet Foods, Inc. Diamond Pet Foods in turn is owned by Schell & Kampeter Inc. Formed in 1970, the company offers dry and canned food for dogs and cats, as well as biscuits for dogs. It serves breeders and family pet owners worldwide.


Premium Edge Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Premium Edge Adult Cat Hairball Management Chicken, Salmon Meal & Vegetables Formula, Premium Edge Senior Dog Lamb Rice & Vegetables Formula, Premium Edge Skin and Coat Salmon, Potatoes & Vegetables Formula, Premium Edge Healthy Weight/Weight Reduction Formula for Dogs
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Company: Schell & Kampeter Inc.
Headquarters: 103 North Olive Street, Meta, MO 65058
Contact info: 573-229-4203

Has Premium Edge Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. In 2013, three varieties of Premium Edge cat foods were recalled for possible low thiamine levels. The year before that, all Premium Edge brands of pet food were recalled because of the potential for salmonella contamination. In fall 2009, two varieties of Premium Edge cat foods were recalled for possible low thiamine levels.

List of Premium Edge Recalls

March 2013

Cause: Thiamine deficiency. Announcement: FDA report dated March 10, 2013What was recalled: The following Premium Edge dry cat food formulas:

  • Finicky Adult Cat, 18 lb., “Best by” date of July 10, 2013
  • Finicky Adult Cat, 6 lb., Best by Aug. 15–16 2013
  • Senior Cat Hairball Management, 6 lb. and 18 lb., Best by Jan. 3–4, 2014
  • Senior Cat Hairball Management, 6 lb. and 18 lb., Best by July 10, 2013
  • Kitten Formula, 6 oz. samples, 6 lb., 18 lb., Best by Sept. 26, Sept. 29–30, Oct. 2, 2013

May 2012

Cause: Possible salmonella. Announcement: FDA report dated May 5, 2012What was recalled: All Premium Edge brands with production codes on the back of bags that have a number “2” or a “3” in the 9th position AND an “X” in the 10th or 11th position — and with “Best by” dates between Dec. 9, 2012 and April 7, 2013.

November 2009

Cause: Thiamine deficiency. Announcement: FDA report dated Nov. 27, 2009What was recalled: Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium Edge Hairball Cat Foods with date codes RAF0501A22X 18lb. (BB28NOV10), RAF0501A2X 6 lb. (BB28NOV10), RAF0802B12X 18lb (BB30FEB11), RAH0501A22X 18 lb. (BB28NOV10), and RAH0501A2X 6lb. (BB28NOV10, BB30NOV10, BB08DEC10).

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