The J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling canned cat food due to possible low levels of thiamine, also referred to as vitamin B1, in the food. Smucker distributed the food to retailers nationwide.

Smucker’s officials initiated the recall, which is being carried out in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration,
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Steve’s Real Food is recalling dog food and cat food because of possible contamination with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes. The company distributed the pet foods nationwide.

The recall follows a report from the Washington Department of Agriculture that one or both pathogens were found in samples of the three products
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G&C Raw LLC has recalled one batch of “Pat’s Cat Turkey” cat food and one batch of ground lamb dog food because the Ohio Department of Agriculture found Listeria monocytogenes in both products.

The recalled products are:

  • Pat’s Cat Turkey Cat Food packed in 1-pound clear plastic containers; Lot #WWPKTF051618


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The Mars Petcare U.S. Inc. low-acid canned pet food production facility in Columbus, OH, was crawling with an infestation of German cockroaches between October 2016 and July 2017. Mars markets wet dog and cat foods in cans, plastic tubs, and laminated pouches under the Pedigree, Cesar, Whiskas, Nutro and IAMS
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Salmonella contamination of pet food and pet treats is challenging the industry and leading to major operational changes, according to Robert Buchanan, Ph.D., director of the Center for Food Safety and Security Systems at the University of Maryland.

Buchanan, followed by a veterinary medical officer from the U.S. Food

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