The Robert Abady Dog Food Co. LLC, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is recalling its 2 lb., 5 lb. and 15 lb. boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled "Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats" were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
The product comes in 2 lb., 5 lb. and 15 lb. corrugated boxes with plastic liners marked with lot #14029/21 stamped on the right side top of the box. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in some of the product. Production of the product has been suspended while the US Food and Drug Administration and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1.845.473.1900, Mondayâ€“Friday, 8:30 a.m.â€“5:00 p.m., ET.
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