Cat Food Recall List

by Michael
(London, UK)

Melamine Powder

Melamine Powder

This cat food recall list is current as at April 2009. It concerns the USA and the source is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The list is long and relates, as I understand it, to the melamine in cat food (and other companion animal foods) scandal that rocked America in the middle of 2007. The effects of that are still being felt.

As at Feb 6th 2008, the two Chinese exporters of the tainted food ingredient (gluten contaminated with melamine) and the American importer (the company, the President and CEO) have been indicted by a federal grand jury.

The cat food products affected are listed below. Links to the individual products can be seen on the FDA site on this page - Pet Food Recall List:

  • Americas Choice, Preferred Pet
  • Authority
  • Best Choice
  • Blue Buffalo Co (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Cats Choice
  • Co-Op Gold
  • Companion
  • Compliments
  • Demolulas Market Basket
  • Demoulas/Market Basket
  • Despar
  • Diamond Pet Food (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Doctors Foster & Smith
  • Doctors Foster & Smith (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Eight In One Inc (Salmonella)
  • Eukanuba Cat Cuts and Flaked
  • Eukanuba Morsels in Gravy
  • Evolve
  • Evolve
  • Fame
  • Feline Classic
  • Feline Cuisine
  • Fine Feline Cat
  • Food Lion
  • Foodtown
  • Giant Companion
  • Giant Eagle
  • Hannaford
  • Harmony Farms (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Hartz Mountain Corp (Salmonella)
  • Health Diet Cat Food
  • Hill Country Fare
  • Hill's Prescription Diet
  • Hy Vee
  • Hy-Vee
  • Iams Cat Slices and Flakes
  • Iams Select Bites
  • J.E. Mondou
  • La Griffe
  • Laura Lynn
  • Li'l Red
  • Lick Your Chops
  • Lick Your Chops (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Loving Meals
  • Master Choice
  • Medi-Cal
  • Meijer's Main Choice
  • Natural Balance (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Natural Ultramix
  • Nu Pet
  • Nutriplan
  • Nutro
  • Nutro Max Cat Gourmet Classics
  • Nutro Max Gourmet Classics
  • Nutro Natural Choice
  • Nutro Products
  • Paws
  • Performatrin Ultra
  • Pet Pride
  • Pet Pride / Good n Meaty
  • Pounce
  • Presidents Choice
  • Price Chopper
  • Priority Canada
  • Priority US
  • Publix
  • Roche Brothers
  • Roundy's
  • Royal Canin (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Royal Canin Veterinary Diet (RICE GLUTEN)
  • Save-A-Lot Special Blend
  • Schnucks
  • Science Diet Feline Cuts Adult
  • Science Diet Feline Cuts Kitten
  • Science Diet Feline Cuts Mature Adult 7+
  • Science Diet Feline Savory Cuts Can
  • Sophistacat
  • Special Kitty Canada
  • Special Kitty US
  • Springfield Prize
  • Sprout
  • Stop & Shop Companion
  • Stuzzy Gold
  • Triumph
  • Wegmans
  • Weis Total Pet
  • Western Family Canada
  • Western Family US
  • White Rose
  • Winn Dixie
  • Your Pet

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Dec 31, 2011 evolve cat food
by: Anonymous

i recently bought a bag of the Evolve cat food at Walmart- it was the only one there. now i have just seen this on the recall list. Is it still being recalled? Or is this just an old list?


Dec 02, 2009 Response to last comment
by: Michael

Hi, The thing is this...it is more (u>likely that a cat's illness is caused by simple ill health and not the cat food because cat food recalls are relatively rare, thankfully.

That said, if you want to make sure you will have to see a vet and have some tests carried out which might not appeal to you because of cost.

Is there any particular reason why you think the illness might be due to the cat food?


Dec 01, 2009 cat food
by: AmyJo

My cat eats GoodLife Recipe but she has also had Iams for older cats.She has become some what sick this year by having muscle attacks.And loss of a great deal of weight. Can you help me if in market cat food might be the reason for these attacks?I now cook her meals every day.



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Cat Food Recall List — 6 Comments

  1. For every animal is different, Royal Canin provides adapted nutritional answers for your animal. Royal Canin focus totally on the animal, with the aim of improving daily life and ensuring better health for dogs and cats through nutrition.
    Royal Canin Pet Food

  2. If you’re feeding a “prescription diet” (Royal Canin,
    Hill’s, Science Diet) take a good look at the ingredients, after you’ve informed yourself of what to look for.

    You may be in for a shock as the “difficult truth” will be revealed.

    “Prescription diets” are not really healthy, as you will discover. But they do help the vet’s profit.

    Do you know that the nutritional education that vets get in school are presented by Hills, and Royal Canin? What foods will the vets promote? Take a guess. It’s really no different than the drug pushing M.D.s who get benefits from the drug companies.

    Loving your cat means getting informed about what you’re feeding them. I know that dry food is more convenient and inexpensive. What they eat matters. It will catch up with them, and you will end up paying vet bills to try to save their life. “PAY NOW or PAY LATER”

  3. Michael, as you know, things can change quickly in this category, especially when large companies take over others. There is a site that does keep up with these things, and contacts manufacturers. I recommend that pet guardians check out http://www.TruthAboutPetFood.com, and subscribe to “Petsumer” report, which is continually updated with new information.

    Remember, most pet foods are made with dead and diseased dogs, cats, and other animals, including non-descript tissue. When euthanized shelter animals are ground up, their collars remain on so that all goes into the mix. There’s a surveillance YouTube video that was taken showing this “difficult truth”.

    Euthanized animals have DRUGS that also end up in the pet food.

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