Cat Food Recall Could Affect Thousands of Households
If you purchased cat food between Dec. 20, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017, you may be affected by a recall.
The FDA issued an alert to cat owners that a limited voluntary recall has been issued on certain 9Lives, EverPet, and Special Kitty canned cat food. The reason is due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).
The issue was discovered during review of production records at the manufacturing facility. The good news is that no illnesses related to this issue has been reported to date. The FDA says that cat food is being recalled out of "an abundance of caution.
According to the FDA:
Cats fed diets low in thiamine for several weeks may be at risk for developing a thiamine deficiency. Thiamine is essential for cats. Symptoms of deficiency displayed by an affected cat can be gastrointestinal or neurological in nature. Early signs of thiamine deficiency may include decreased appetite, salivation, vomiting, and weight loss.
A complete list of the affected products can be found HERE.