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Nestle Purina Recalls Cat Food for Foreign Material; Rubber Pieces Found in Canned Food

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company is recalling Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in three-ounce cans because the cat food could contain rubber pieces in it which may present a potential choking hazard.

They became aware of the issue after receiving complaints from pet owners who found the rubber pieces in the product. The company claims to have made changes to their process, so this should not happen in the future.

The affected products were distributed nationwide and available for purchase at pet specialty and e-commerce retailers. We have asked our retailers to remove these affected products.

You can identify the product by the UPC, production code and “Best By” date on the bottom of the can. If you purchased a variety pack, only the Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy cans are included in the recall.

To date, no other Purina products are impacted by this voluntary recall.

The recall details for the Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in three-ounce cans

UPC Codes Best by Production Code
(*First 8 characters equal to)
38100 17199 (single three-ounce can) APR2020 80941162

Call Purina at 1-800-982-3885, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with any questions you may have.

The recall announcement appeared on the FDA recalls page. You can read more about it here.

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  1. My cats have not been eating much of their canned catfood for the last 6 months or so. I feed a variety of types and flavors, but mostly Friskies and 9 Lives. I also feed a group of feral cats, and even they won’t eat any of the Friskies turkey flavors or styles(gravy, pate, chunks, etc.) and none of the shreds in any flavor of meat. When I tried to buy Friskies online at the Chewey site this week I noticed that all of the Friskies wet food varieties were unavailable. Do you know if something is happening with the Friskies wet food right now? My cats have mostly stopped eating it.

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