Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, Oregon, USA is recalling one lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe raw cat food and one lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken raw cat food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration.
No pet or human illnesses have been reported.
The single lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Lot 62762, BB Date: 10/19/18, was shipped to distributors in May 2017 in CA, MN, OH, OR, PA, and RI. Product has the following UPC’s:
- 8-ounce UPC 8 51536 00103 6
- 16-ounce UPC 8 51536 00104 3
- 24-ounce UPC 8 51536 00105 0
The single lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe, Lot 62926, BB Date: 05/03/19, was shipped in December 2017 in CA, CO, FL, GA, NY, OH, OR, RI, TX, and WA and sold through independent pet retail stores. Product has the following UPC’s:
- 8-ounce UPC 8 51536 00100 5
- 16-ounce UPC 8 51536 00101 2
- 24-ounce UPC 8 51536 00102 9
The Rad Cat Raw Diet Chicken Lot 62762 was shipped to Distributors in May 2017 and none of this product is in stock with distributors. Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe was shipped in December 2017 and some product may still be for sale through retailers.
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 two tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Instructions for consumers
Consumers are encouraged to check the lot codes on any Free-Range Chicken with the Rad Cat old label style with lot code on the lid of the container and any lot codes on Rad Cat Free-Range Turkey Recipe with lot codes on the bottom of the container. Any products with these lot codes should be returned to the specialty retailer where purchased for a full refund.
Consumers with questions should contact Radagast Pet Food, Inc. at 503-736-4649 Monday- Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm or contact us through their website at www.RadFood.com.
Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Listeria monocytogenes is pathogenic to humans. Healthy people exposed to Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, fever. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.
Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the product. Animals exposed to Listeria monocytogenes can display symptoms such as: diarrhea, fever, muscular or respiratory signs and anorexia. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.