Recalled: AVA Dry Cat Food

Dry cat food is being recalled for low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).

Maker: Pets at Home
Cause: Low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Announcement: Company report dated February 27, 2017
What was recalled: Dry cat food products:

  • Veterinary Approved Grain Free Mature 7+ Cat Food Optimum Health, Lot #6165, 6181, 6295 and 6363 with UPC #7120400
  • Veterinary Approved Grain Free Mature 7+ Cat Food Optimum Health, Lot #6165, 6169, 6210, 6252, 6325 and 7016 with UPC #712401
  • AVA Veterinary Approved Grain Free Senior 12+ Cat Food Optimum Health, Lot #6161, 6166 and 6229 with UPC #712402
  • Veterinary Approved Grain Free Adult Cat Food Indoor/Neutured, Lot #6165, 6166, 6188 and 7006 with UPC #712407

According to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), “Thiamine deficiency in cats may impact a cat’s health. At least three cats have been identified which became seriously unwell after switching to one of the affected products and exhibited symptoms ranging from sudden collapse, [seizures], widespread twitching and general unsteadiness which are not the classic symptoms of thiamine deficiency.”

There were more recalls in 2017. See the previous one:

Previous Recall

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