Nature's Variety is recalling of one batch of Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula with a "Best if Used By" date of 10/04/13. Pieces of clear plastic may be in some bags and could cause a potential choking risk to pets. The source of plastic has been identified and the issue has been resolved. There have been no reports of harm to dogs or cats.
The affected product is strictly limited to a single batch of Organic Chicken Formula with the "Best if Used By" date of 10/04/13. This includes:
- UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 3 lbs. bag
- UPC# 7 69949 70137 8 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula medallions, 27 lbs. case
- UPC# 7 69949 60127 2 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 6 lbs. bag
- UPC# 7 69949 70127 9 – Instinct Raw Organic Chicken Formula patties, 36 lbs. Case
The "Best if Used By" date is located on the back of the package below the "Contact Us" section.
The affected product was distributed through retail stores and Internet sales in the United States and Canada. No other products were affected.
Consumers feeding the affected product should discontinue use and monitor their pet's health.
Consumers who have purchased one of the above products can obtain a full refund or exchange by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase to their retailer.
Consumers with questions can contact the Nature's Variety Consumer Relations team at 1.888.519.7387 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.