Ainsworth Pet Nutrition is recalling five varieties of Rachael Ray Nutrish wet cat food, including Ocean Fish-a-Licious, Lip Smackin’ Sardine ‘n Mackerel, Ocean Fish & Chicken Catch-iatore, Tuna Purrfection and certain lot codes of Paw Lickin’ Chicken & Liver due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.
Two variety packs that contain some of the recalled products (the Chicken Lovers Variety Pack and the Ocean Lovers Variety Pack) are also recalled. The recalled products are distributed nationwide.
There have been 11 reports of illnesses associated with these products. Symptoms of excessive vitamin D consumption usually develop within 12-36 hours and may include vomiting or diarrhea, increased thirst and urination, and muscle tremors or seizures. Cats experiencing these symptioms should see a veterinarian immediately.
For addiitonal information, including UPC codes of the affected products, refer to the Rachael Ray Nutrish site.
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