Pounce Cat Treats

Important recall information appears below.

The Pounce brand line produces crunchy and moist treats for cats. It was previously manufactured by Del Monte but is now under Big Heart Pet Brands (which was acquired by J.M. Smucker Company in 2015, so the manufacturer name may change in the future).


Pounce Quick Facts

Brand line includes: Pounce Crunchy Tuna Flavor, Pounce Crunchy Tuna & Salmon Flavor, Pounce Crunchy Chicken & Turkey Flavor, Pounce Crunchy Catnip Flavor, Pounce Crunchy Catnip Flavor
Cost: $
Company: Big Heart Pet Inc. (a subsidiary of J.M. Smucker Company)
Headquarters: One Maritime Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94111
Contact info: 1-800-252-7022, email, website

Has Pounce Ever Been Recalled?

Yes. One treat line was recalled in 2007 because of potential melamine contamination (melamine is not approved for use in food).

List of Pounce Recalls

April 2007

Cause: Potential for melamine. Announcement: Archived report dated April 6, 2007. What was recalled: Pounce Meaty Morsels Moist Chicken Flavor Cat Treats, unspecified packaging and weight, with a Best By date of Sept. 9, 2008.

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