Cat Food Recalled in 25 States

Lack of an essential ingredient leads a cat food maker to recall several products.

Diamond Pet Foods is recalling certain bags of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Kitten Formula dry cat food, Diamond Naturals Kitten Formula dry cat food and 4health All Life Stages Cat Formula dry cat food after internal tests showed a low level of thiamine (Vitamin B1), an essential nutrient. The recall, issued Sunday, affects product in 25 states.

Thiamine maintains normal nervous system function in cats. Cat thiamine deficiency can appear gastrointestinal or neurological in nature. Early signs of thiamine deficiency might include decreased appetite, salivation, vomiting and weight loss. In advanced cases, neurological signs can develop, which may include cervical ventroflexion (bending towards the floor) of the neck, ataxia (wobbly walking), falling, circling and seizures.

The products were distributed to customers located in 25 states, listed below.

People who have the recalled products should return or discard them immediately. The following products are subject to the recall:

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