Authority Recall History and Pet Food Brand Info

Important Authority recall information appears below.

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Brand Name: Authority
Related Brands: Simply Nourish, Great Choice, Dentley’s Dog Chews, Exquisicat, All Living Things, Arcadia Trail, Whisker City, Thrive, Full Cheeks, Tiny Tales, Top Paw, Only Natural Pet, Merry & Bright
Product Lines:
Authority Adult Dog Food, Authority Mini Chunk Adult Dog Food, Authority Grain-Free Adult Dog Food, Authority Large Breed Senior Dog Food, Authority Grain-Free Puppy Food, Authority Adult Cat Food, and various treats and chews
PetSmart Inc.
19601 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027
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Authority Company Overview

PetSmart, self-described as the leader in pet care, operates with a mission to enhance the bond between pet parents and their pets. Established in 1986 as Pacific Coast Distributing Inc., PetSmart has grown to be North America’s largest pet specialty chain. The company, which owns the Authority pet food brand, is committed to offering a wide variety of pet products and services, including grooming and boarding. Through PetSmart Charities, it actively supports pet adoptions and spaying/neutering initiatives. PetSmart’s vision emphasizes the belief that pets make us better people, guiding its business approach and community involvement. Other PetSmart brands include Simply Nourish and Great Choice.

Full updated Authoriy recall history down below.

Has There Ever Been an Authority Recall?

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

In 2007, Authority found itself entangled in the extensive Menu Foods recall, marking an the first known Authority recall.

Authority Recall History

March 2007
Cause: Melamine. Announcement: FDA reports, AVMA. What was recalled:

  • Authority Adult Sliced Chicken in Sauce for Cats
  • Authority Adult Sliced Ocean Fish for Cats
  • Authority Adult Beef, Rice & Gravy for Dogs
  • Authority Adult Chicken & Rice Cuts for Dogs,
  • Authority Adult Chicken, Rice & Gravy for Dogs,
  • Authority Adult Lamb and Rice Cuts for Dogs, Authority Adult Lamb
  • Rice & Gravy for Dogs, Authority Lite Chicken, Rice & Gravy for Dogs
  • Authority Senior Chicken Rice & Gravy for Dogs — all with “Best by” dates ranging from Nov. 8, 2009 to March 7, 2010.

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