Rad Cat branded Cat Food Recall Expands [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Rad branded Cat Food Recall [US]Radagast Pet Food, Inc. a Portland, Oregon establishment expands its existing recall for additional batch/lots of Rad Cat branded Cat Food. The original recall was initiated due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121 (“STEC”) contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/JS9p30lx1dP

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm617868.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cat Food products are subject to this recall:

  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Grass-Fed Beef Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101
  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101
  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Lamb Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101
  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Natural Pork Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101
  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101
  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe, sold in 1 ounce sample, 8 ounce, 16 ounce and 24 ounce portions with batch/lot numbers ranging from 62763 up to and including 63101

The previous recall notification included the following Rad Cat branded Cat Food products:

  • Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe, sold in 8-ounce plastic tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00103 6), 16-ounce tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00104 3) and 24-ounce tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00105 0) with the following batch/lot codes and best-by dates:
    • Batch/lot code 63057 with a best-by date of 10/9/2019
    • Batch/lot code 63069 with a best-by date of 10/23/2019*
    • Batch/lot code 63076 with a best-by date of 10/31/2019*
  • Rad Cat Raw Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe, sold in 8-ounce plastic tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00103 6), 16-ounce tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00122 7) and 24-ounce tubs (with a UPC of 8 51536 00123 4) with the following batch/lot codes and best-by dates:
    • Batch/lot code 63063 with a best-by date of 10/15/2019

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cat Food products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, Radagast Pet Food initiated this recall after the Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe Cat Food products tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes and the Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe because testing results found it may be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121 (“STEC”).

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pet Foods, please do not feed them to your pet(s). Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Wash down all prep surfaces, serving implements and serving bowls with a bleach/water mixture; rinse well with lots of hot soapy water.

==> Please note: both Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121 (“STEC”) can cause bacterial infection, illness and life-changing health consequences in humans and may cause illness in pets. This means infected pets can become vectors for these illnesses within your home and may spread these infections inside and outside your immediate family and/or home setting.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe Cat Food products or the Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe, please search for “cat food” or more generically, “animals” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected E. coli contamination including STEC, please search for “E. coli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Radagast Pet Food, Inc, please search for “Radagast” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Rad Cat brand name, please search for “Rad Cat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 10548-2018
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