Radagast Pet Food Inc. has voluntarily recalled three flavors of its Rad Cat Raw Diet cat food due to possible Listeria monocytogenes and salmonella contamination.
The recalled products include Rad Cat Raw Diet Grass-Fed Beef, Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken, and Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey in the 1-ounce sample, 8-ounce, 16-ounce, and 24-ounce tubs.
The infected products have best by dates between 01/08/2017 and 03/14/2017 and a lot code of either 62361, 62372, 62384, or 62416. Best by dates and lot codes can be found on the bottom of the 1-ounce sample cups and on the lids of the 8-ounce, 16-ounce, and 24-ounce tubs.
Contaminated products were distributed in Western Canada and all 50 United States, with the exception of Mississippi and Hawaii.
Consumers who have purchased the contaminated products should discontinue feeding the products to their pets and monitor their pets’ health.
Do not return the contaminated product to the original place of purchase. Products need to be thrown away.
For a full refund, fill out a Consumer Claims Form and present it to the retailer the product was purchased from.
No other Radagast Pet Food Inc. products are included in this recall.
Pets who have been infected with Salmonella can experience some or all of the following symptoms: diarrhea (possibly bloody), decreased appetite, fever, lethargy, and vomiting.
Carriers of Salmonella can infect other pets and humans, so it’s imperative that owners contact their pet’s veterinarian immediately.
Pets with Listeria – the illness caused by Listeria monocytogenes – may experience all or some of the following symptoms: diarrhea, fever, lack of coordination, lethargy, muscle soreness, stiff neck, vomiting, and weakness. Severe cases of Listeria can result in meningitis.
Not all dogs infected with Listeria will experience symptoms.
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