Maker: Radagast Pet Food, Inc.
Cause: Potential for listeria
Announcement: FDA report dated March 20, 2018 (archived here)
What was recalled: The following Rad Cat Raw Diets:
- Free-Range Chicken, Lot #62762, best by Oct. 19, 2018, UPC #851536 001036 (8 oz.), UPC #851536 001043 (16 oz.) or UPC #851536 001050 (24 oz.)
- Free-Range Turkey, Lot #62926, best by May 3, 2019, UPC #851536 001005 (8 oz.), UPC #851536 001012 (16 oz.) or UPC #851536 001029 (24 oz.)
According to the announcement on the FDA website, the recall is confined to a single lot of both the chicken recipe and the turkey recipe, and no pet or human illnesses have been reported.
The recalled chicken recipe was shipped in May 2017 to distributors in California, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The turkey recipe was shipped in December 2017 to California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas and Washington, and was sold in pet stores.
The announcement explains, “The company was notified by the FDA and the Ohio Department of Agriculture after several tubs of multiple varieties of Rad Cat Raw Diet were purchased and tested. All samples tested negative for E.coli and salmonella, but 2 tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.”
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