Cat Food Recalls: Is Your Brand on the List?

We have the best, most complete list of cat food recalls. Fully updated with every cat food recall of 2018–2019.

Petful has been researching U.S. cat food recalls for several years now, and we’ve compiled the following list. Is your cat food on our list? Recalls are listed in order from newest to oldest. (Looking for dog food recalls? Go here.)

2019 Cat Food Recall List

There have been no 2019 cat food recalls so far.


2018 Cat Food Recall List

All 2018 cat food recalls are listed in the table below.

Click the links in the table below to see the specific, important details about each recall.

DateBrand NameProduct
Dec. 21, 2018Columbia River Natural Pet FoodsCow Pie, Chicken & Vegetables
Dec. 7, 20189LivesProtein Plus Tuna & Chicken and Tuna & Liver
Oct. 25, 2018G & C Raw, LLCMultiple products
Sept. 7, 2018Steve’s Real FoodTurducken, Emu, Beef
Aug. 21, 2018Rad Cat Raw DietAll recipes
Aug. 3, 2018G & C Raw, LLCPat’s Cat Turkey
July 6, 2018Rad Cat Raw DietChicken and Venison recipes
April 16, 2018Vital EssentialsBeef Toppers
March 20, 2018Rad Cat Raw DietChicken and Turkey recipes
March 1, 2018Blue Ridge BeefKitten Grind
Feb. 8, 2018Raws for PawsGround Turkey Pet Food

2017 Cat Food Recall List

Here are the cat food recalls from last year. Click the links to see the specific, important details about each recall.

DateBrand NameProduct
Dec. 22, 2017Primal Pet FoodsDog and Cat Foods
May 6, 2017Smallbatch PetsFrozen Cat Food
Feb. 27, 2017AVADry Cat Food
Feb. 15, 2017TriumphOcean Fish Formula
Feb. 10, 2017WellnessWellness Canned Cat Food
Jan. 13, 2017Blue Ridge BeefBlue Ridge Beef Frozen Turkey
Jan. 11, 20179Lives and Special Kitty (Expanded)Canned Cat Food
Jan. 3, 20179Lives, EverPet and Special KittyCanned Cat Food

There were many more recalls before this. Go back in time and browse the 2016 recalls here.

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