Radagast Pet Food, Inc. recalls various Rad Cat Raw Diet Pet Food
- Starting date:
- September 11, 2018
- Posting date:
- September 11, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- General Public
- Identification number:
Rad Cat Raw Diet Recipes
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Grass-Fed Beef Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Lamb Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Natural Pork Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
|Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe||1oz Samples, 8oz, 16oz, 24oz|
All varieties with Lot Codes (sequential) starting with and including: 62772 through and including 63101 are being recalled. These products have Best By dates of 10/30/18 through 12/3/19.
The recalled pet food may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and there is risk of cross contamination and illness after handling the pet food.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in humans and animals. Symptoms of infection may include nausea, vomiting, aches, fever, and diarrhea, and may lead to more serious issues such as meningitis and abortion.
Healthy people and animals can be infected, and some are more susceptible, including young children, pregnant women, frail or elderly people or others with weakened immune symptoms.
Animals that become infected with Listeria monocytogenes could display symptoms similar to humans. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling the products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to the products.
As of August 26th 2018, the company has not received any reports of illness, complaints or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 15,060 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from June 2017 to July 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in USA.
Radagast Pet Food, Inc.
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What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using any of the pet food products affected by this recall. For a full refund, recalled Rad Cat Raw Diet products should be returned to the store they were originally purchased from.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.