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Original Publish Date: March 26, 2015

According to Central Veterinary Associates, Primal Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a single batch production code of Feline Turkey Raw Frozen Formula 3-pound bag.

The recall was announced in response to a single consumer complaint. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted the company that two bags tested in this specific lot resulted in a low thiamine level. This is particularly harmful to felines, as thiamine is essential for cats and they can develop a thiamine deficiency from consuming this product.

The recalled product is Primal Pet Foods Feline Turkey Raw Frozen Formula, 3-pound bag, UPC: 8-50334-00414-0, with the Best By date 060815 B22.

There are no reports of illness in cats as a result of the products. Cats with a thiamine deficiency may display signs of decreased appetite, salivation, vomiting and weight loss. There may be neurological signs, like ventriflexion (bending towards the floor) of the neck, wobbly walking, circling and falling. Seizures can also develop.

“It is important for all pet owners who purchased these products to return them to the store for a full refund,” said John Charos, DVM, President/CEO, Central Veterinary Associates. “It is recommended that this product no longer be fed to your pets and to contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible if your pet becomes ill as the result of consuming this product.”

CVA keeps its hospital in Valley Stream open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, including all major holidays. For more information or to make an appointment, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit www.centralvets.com.

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