Recall: Iams ProActive Health Canned Cat and Kitten Food

As a precautionary measure, Proctor and Gamble is voluntarily recalling all varieties of Iams ProActive Health Canned Cat and Kitten Food in 3 oz & 5.5 oz cans with the dates 09/2011 to 06/2012 on the bottom of the cans.  Diagnostic testing indicated that the product may contain insufficient levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1), which is essential for cats.  Cats that were fed these canned products as their only food are at greater risk for developing signs of thiamine deficiency.

Early signs of thiamine deficiency may include loss of appetite, salivation, vomiting and weight loss.  In advanced cases, signs may include ventroflexion (downward curving) of the neck, wobbly gait, falling, circling and seizures.  Contact your veterinarian immediately if your cat is displaying any of these signs.  If treated promptly, thiamine deficiency is typically reversible.

Consumers who have purchased canned cat food with these codes should discard it.  For further information or a product refund call P&G toll-free at 877-340-8826 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST).


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