March 21, 2018

RECALL: Raw Cat Food Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

After testing by the FDA and the Ohio Department of Agriculture, 2 lots of Radagast raw cat food tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
By American Veterinarian Editorial Staff
The raw pet food recalls keep on coming. This time, Radagast Pet Food, Inc., a raw cat food manufacturer, has voluntarily recalled 1 lot of its Free-Range Chicken and 1 lot of its Free-Range Turkey cat foods due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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Recalled lots have the following attributes:
Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken
  • Lot Number: 62762
  • Best By Date: 10/19/18
  • Shipped to California, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island
  • UPC Codes:
    • 8-oz product: 8 51536 00103 6
    • 16-oz product: 8 51536 00104 3
    • 24-oz product: 8 51536 00105 0

According to Radagast Pet Food, this recalled lot was shipped to distributors in May 2017 and none of the recalled product is currently in stock with those distributors.

Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe
  • Lot Number: 62926
  • Best By Date: 05/03/19
  • Shipped to California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington
  • UPC Codes:
    • 8-oz product: 8 51536 00100 5
    • 16-oz product: 8 51536 00101 2
    • 24-oz product: 8 51536 00102 9

According to Radagast Pet Food, this recalled lot was shipped to distributors in December 2017 and some of the recalled product may still be for sale.

Listeria can cause listeriosis in dogs, the clinical signs of which may include diarrhea, vomiting, fever, muscular and respiratory signs, abortion, and even death. Humans infected with Listeria can have symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, aches, and fever, as well as more serious ailments including arterial infections, endocarditis, and even death.

No pet or human illnesses have been reported due to this voluntary recall.

Consumers should return these recalled products to their place of purchase for a full refund. For further questions, consumers should call Radagast Pet Food at (503) 736-4649.

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