Nature’s Variety has issued a voluntary recall of one batch of Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Medallions and Patties for dogs and cats with a “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13.
The “Best if Used By” date can be found on the back of the package below the “Contact Us” section.
Pieces of clear plastic may be found in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets. Affected batches include:
- UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 3 lbs. bag
- UPC# 7 69949 70137 8 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 27 lbs. case
- UPC# 7 69949 60127 2 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 6 lbs. bag
- UPC# 7 69949 70127 9 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 36 lbs. case
According to the Nature’s Variety press release, the company became aware of this issue after receiving a consumer complaint. The source was identified and resolved. To date, there have been no reports of harm to dogs or cats.
If you have fed these products, discontinue use, monitor your pet, and contact your veterinarian if you have concerns.
If you have purchased one of the above products, obtain a full refund or exchange by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to your retailer.
You can also contact the Nature's Variety Consumer Relations team at 1-888-519-7387 or firstname.lastname@example.org.