Purina Recalls Cat Food Due To Potential Choking Hazard

On March 29, 2019, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company issued a voluntary recall on Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in 3-ounce cans. The recall was issued after consumers reported finding rubber pieces inside the food.

“The product could contain rubber pieces that are translucent yellow with a blue backing, which may present a potential choking hazard,” said Purina in the notice.

“We became aware of the issue after receiving complaints from pet owners who observed the rubber pieces in the product. We have made changes to our process so this should not happen in the future.”

No illnesses or injuries have been reported.

What Is Recalled?

Muse wet cat food Natural Chicken Recipe in Gravy in three-ounce cans
UPC Code: 38100 17199 (single three-ounce can)
Best By: APR2020
Production Code (first 8 letters): 80941162

You can identify the product by the UPC, production code and “Best By” date on the bottom of the can. Purina said no other products were impacted by this recall. “We apologize to our consumers for any concerns or inconvenience this situation has caused.”

Photos: Nestle Purina PetCare

What To Do

If you have purchased this food and the lot number matches the recall, stop feeding and contact Purina. “We recommend that you discard any of the affected product you may have, and we will replace it.”

Consumers with questions can contact Purina directly at the following phone number:

1-800-982-3885, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Andrea Powell is an animal enthusiast who resides in West Michigan. When not writing, she is exploring the great outdoors with her dogs and horses.
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