9Lives branded Cat Food Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: 9Lives branded Cat Food Recall [US]The J.M. Smucker Company, a Orrville, Ohio establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of 9Lives Protein Plus Wet, Canned Cat Food due to possible low levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1), a serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/dM4m30n01fK

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm628058.htm

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

  • 9Lives Protein Plus with Tuna & Chicken, sold in four (4) pack of 5.5-ounce cans, with best-before dates ranging from March 27, 2020 to November 14, 2020 with a UPC of 7910021549
  • 9Lives Protein Plus with Tuna & Liver, sold in four (4) pack of 5.5-ounce cans, with best-before dates ranging from April 17, 2020 to September 14, 2020 with a UPC of 791002174

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Cat Foods 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, The J.M. Smucker Company has recalled certain batch/lots of 9Lives Protein Plus Wet, Canned Cat Food due to possible low levels of Thiamine (Vitamin B1). Thiamine is essential for cats. Cats fed diets low in Thiamine for several weeks may be at risk for developing a Thiamine deficiency. In advanced cases of deficiency, neurological signs can develop, including ventroflexion (bending towards the floor) of the neck, mental dullness, blindness, wobbly walking, circling, falling, seizures and sudden death.

==> 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Pet Foods, please search for “pet” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by The J.M. Smucker Company, please search for “Smucker” 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 9Lives brand name, please search for “9Lives” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 10942-2018
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