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Robert Abady Dog Food Co. Recalls Single Lot of Cat Food

By Vladimir Negron    April 10, 2014 / (2) comments

The Robert Abady Dog Food Co., a New York-based pet food manufacturer, has issued a recall for one lot of Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats due to possible Salmonella contamination.


The following products are included in the cat food recall:


2 lb, 5 lb and 15 lb boxes of "Abady Highest Quality Maintenance & Growth Formula for Cats" with lot # 14029/21 stamped on the right side top of the box.


abady cat food, recalled cat food, salmonella cat food, robert abady cat foodAccording to a press release issued by the FDA, cat food products affected by this recall were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The recall was initiated after routine testing by the Robert Abady Dog Food Co. revealed the potential for Salmonella contamination.


At the time of the release, no illnesses had been reported.


If you or your pet had contact with the recalled product, you are advised to watch for symptoms that may develop. Common symptoms associated with Salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain. If you, your pet or a family member is experiencing these symptoms, you are urged to contact a medical professional.


Production of the product has been suspended while the FDA and company officials continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.


Customers are advised to immediately discontinue use of any impacted product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Robert Abady Dog Food Co. customer representatives will be available at 1-845-473-1900, Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 5PM Eastern Time.


Ed. Note 4/11: The Robert Abady Dog Food Co. company logo originally used in this piece was swapped for a more generic stock image. Additionally, an image of the recalled cat food was added.


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Source: FDA

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  • This might be nit-picking
    04/11/2014 02:39am

    But why, when utilizing such a visual-based medium as the internet, is there an image of a dog used to convey the message that there may be cat food out there that is dangerous?
    I understand that the ultimate responsibility falls upon the reader/pet owner; I appreciate all the efforts you make to keep us informed and our pets safe.
    I just wish pet sites, stores, etc would take the time to make it clear about differentiating between dogs and cats- sometimes just a sentence within an article or product description would make all the difference in the world, e.g. "What I've discussed here is not necessarily applicable for dogs, (or cats)," or "this remedy is not safe for dogs/cats."
    Okay, there's my vent. Allow me to thank you again for all that you do- it does not go unnoticed or unappreciated.

  • 04/11/2014 03:47pm

    We apologize for the confusion, but this image is the company logo for the Robert Abady Dog Food Co. It is not a generic picture of a dog.

    When dealing with recalls, we prefer to use a picture of the recalled product. However, a quality image could not be found in time.

    petMD Staff