Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled products have been removed from sale.
Here is the recall notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Ainsworth Pet Nutrition recalled five varieties of Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® wet cat food, including Ocean Fish-a-licious, Lip Smackin' Sardine & Mackerel, Ocean Fish & Chicken Catch-iatore, Tuna Purrfection, and certain lot codes of Paw Lickin' Chicken & Liver due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.
Symptoms of excessive vitamin D consumption in cats usually develop within 12-36 hours after ingestion and may include vomiting or diarrhea, increased thirst and urination, and muscle tremors or seizures. Any cat experiencing these symptoms should be taken to a veterinarian immediately.
To date, there have been there have been 11 reports of illness associated with these products. None of these reports have come from Georgia.
The products being recalled are listed below and were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarkets, in the U.S. Consumers can find the code and use by dates on the top of each package. Two variety packs that contain some of these recalled products (the Chicken Lovers Variety Pack, and the Ocean Lovers Variety Pack) will also be recalled. The recalled products are distributed nationwide. No other Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® products are affected by this recall.
| Single Pack || Unit UPC Code || Best By Dates Thru |
| PAW LICKIN CHICKEN AND LIVER (2.8 oz) || 071190007032 || AUG 17 2015 |
| OCEAN FISH AND CHICKEN CATCH-IATORIE (2.8 oz) || 071190007049 || DEC 1 2016 |
| OCEAN FISH A LICIOUS (2.8 oz) || 071190007056 || DEC 1 2016 |
| TUNA PURRFECTION (2.8 oz) || 071190007063 || DEC 1 2016 |
| LIP SMACKIN SARDINE AND MACKEREL (2.8 oz) || 071190007070 || DEC 1 2016 |
| Multi Packs - 12 Count || Unit UPC Code || Best By Dates Thru |
| CHICKEN LOVERS VARIETY PACK (12 count pack of 2.8 oz cups) || 071190007773 || DEC 1 2016 |
| OCEAN LOVERS VARIETY PACK (12 count pack of 2.8 oz cups) || 071190007780 || DEC 1 2016 |