Arthur Dogswell LLC Voluntarily Recalls VitaKitty Cat Food
Arthur Dogswell is in trouble with the cats.
Arthur Dogswell, LLC has voluntarily recalled 1,051 cartons of its Catswell brand cat food because it has a potential to contain propylene glycol, which could cause serious injuries to the cats that consume it, according to the FDA.
The treats could affect the level of red blood cells causing anemia, and they could make the cells more susceptible to oxidative damage, but no illnesses have been reported yet.
The Catswell Brand VitaKitty Chicken Breast with Flaxseed and Vitamins products that were distributed via online mail order and in retail stores were sent April 13 through June 14.
"We are taking this voluntary action because it is in the best interests of our customers and their feline companions," said Marco Giannini, the CEO and founder of Arthur Dogswell."“We will be working with the FDA in our continued commitment to ensure that we meet FDA guidelines."
After a routine surveillance sample, the company voluntarily deemed that the treats should be recalled.
Only those with certain lot codes may be returned for a full refund: SEW12CH032701/03c and SEW12CH032702/03c with a best before date of 09/10/13 and 09/11/13, respectively (UPC code 8 84244 00057 2). These lot codes are usually found at the back bottom right of the package.