BREAKING NEWS: Major Cat Food Brand Recalls Food Due To Contamination
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is voluntarily recalling Rad Cat Raw Diet across all varieties with Best By dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
No pet or human illnesses have been reported at this time. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes have been the cause of multiple recalls this year.
What Is Recalled?
The recall stated, “This recall includes products within the following Lot number sequential range:
Starting with and including Lot Number 62763, through and including Lot Number 63101. These Lots have Best By (BB) dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19.”
Rad Cat Raw Diet Grass-Fed Beef Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Lamb Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
Rad Cat Raw Diet Natural Pork Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe(1oz sample, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz)
The Lot Number and Best By Date can be found on the bottom of each container.
Where Was It Sold?
Rad Cat Raw Diet Food was distributed in the US and Canada between 5/10/17 and 8/9/18.
Symptoms Of Listeria monocytogenes
According to Dog Food Advisor, “Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in humans and animals.”
Humans are affected when they touch the contaminated food, so be sure to thoroughly wash your hands. If you have fed any of the recalled product and your pet is showing any of the above symptoms, call your vet immediately.
What To Do
If you have purchased this food and the lot number matches the recall, return it the retailer you purchased it from for a full refund.
You can contact the company directly at 1-877-567-3001 Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm Pacific Time or contact through website www.RadFood.com.
This is an extended recall from one that was issued in March. The company stated, “The company has identified a source of potential contamination in its facility. The company has taken proactive measures to eradicate the source and it is confident that its corrective actions have eliminated the source of potential contamination related to this recall. This expanded recall will capture any additional lots that may have been affected.”