Blue Buffalo Company Ltd. of Wilton, CT, is voluntarily recalling a limited production of Blue Kitty Yums Chicken Recipe Cat Treats that may contain low levels of propylene glycol. Propylene glycol is not permitted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in cat food. FDA tested the product in response to a consumer complaint and found propylene glycol in one bag of the cat treats in the impacted lot. To date, the company stated that no other reports of incidents related to the cat treats have been received. Cats reacting to high doses of propylene glycol may exhibit signs of depression and may have a loss of coordination, muscle twitching, and excessive urination and thirst. If your cat has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian. The affected product was distributed nationwide in the U.S. and Canada through pet specialty stores and on the Internet. The product is packaged in a 2-oz., plastic stand-up pouch. Only these specific code dates of this product are involved:
- Blue Kitty Yums Tasty Chicken Recipe, UPC: 859610007820 – Best If Used By: April 24, 2016.
- Blue Kitty Yums Tasty Chicken Recipe, UPC: 859610007820 – Best If Used By: July 24, 2016.
No other Blue Buffalo pet foods or treats are involved in this recall. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product may return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Blue Buffalo at 888-667-1508 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or by email at BlueBuffalo5883@stericycle.com.
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