Purchasers of Nature’s Variety Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula for Dogs & Cats should be aware there has been a recall of a batch of this product that carries the use by date or 10-04-13. The dog and cat food is being recalled because it may contain pieces of plastic.
Nature’s Variety recalls Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula for Dogs & Cats is available online as well as in certain stores carrying pet foods. It is not known if all packages will have the clear plastic pieces.
The following details were posted with the original announcement:
This action is being taken because pieces of clear plastic may be present in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets.
The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved.
What Products Are Affected?
The affected product is strictly limited to a single batch of Organic Chicken Formula with the “Best if Used By” date of 10/04/13. This includes:
Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 6 lbs. bag
Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 36 lbs. case
Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 3 lbs. bag
Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 27 lbs. case
The “Best if Used By” date is located on the back of the package below the “Contact Us” section.
The products involved were distributed throughout the United States and Canada. No other products offered by Nature’s Variety are part of this recall. No pets have been harmed because of this recalled Nature’s Variety Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula for Dogs & Cats.
Consumers with the recalled Nature's Variety Instinct® Raw Organic Chicken Formula for Dogs & Cats should stop using this pet food. The product may be returned to the place of purchase for a complete refund. Those with more questions about this Nature’s Variety product may call 888-519-7387 Monday through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm.
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