Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., Announces Voluntary Participation in Menu Foods' Nationwide U.S. and Canadian recall of Specific Canned Cat Foods

Hill's Pet Nutrition
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Topeka, KS (March 16, 2007) - In response to the recent Menu Foods, Inc. nationwide recall of wet pet foods, Hill's® Pet Nutrition, Inc. has announced a voluntary precautionary recall in the United States and Canada of a very small number of canned cat products that are co-manufactured by Menu.

Hill's is voluntarily recalling the following products:

  1. Science Diet® Kitten Savory Cuts® Ocean Fish 3 oz. and 5.5 oz.
  2. Science Diet® Feline Adult Savory Cuts® Beef 5.5 oz.
  3. Science Diet® Feline Adult Savory Cuts® Chicken 5.5 oz.
  4. Science Diet® Feline Adult Savory Cuts® Ocean Fish 5.5 oz.
  5. Science Diet® Feline Senior Savory Cuts® Chicken 5.5 oz.
No other Hill's products are affected by this recall.

Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., is taking this precautionary step to protect the health and well being of your pets. Hill's has received no reported cases of illness. Consumers of other pet food brands manufactured by Menu Foods have reported a small number of cases of cats becoming ill with loss of appetite, vomiting, and lethargy which are potential signs of kidney failure.

This voluntary product recall involves discontinuation of all retail sales and product retrieval from consumers. Consumers should stop using the affected products immediately. Consult with a veterinarian if any symptoms are present in your pet. All Science Diet products carry a 100 percent guarantee, and consumers can receive a refund for recalled products. For more information, consumers can contact the company at 1-800-445-57771-800-445-5777 FREE FREE or visit www.HillsPet.com for details.

Hill's is recalling the following product codes. Product codes can be found at the bottom of the can. Only relevant code numbers have been listed ('X's indicate irrelevant numbers).

  1. BESTBEFORE 09 2008 M06XXXXXX 4414
  2. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M28XXXXXX 4416
  3. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M28XXXXXX 4415
  4. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M28XXXXXX 4601
  5. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M28XXXXXX 4603
  6. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M25XXXXXX 4457
  7. BESTBEFORE 08 2008 M28XXXXXX 4414
Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., has informed the Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on this issue. The company regrets any inconvenience to its consumers, retail customers and veterinarians.

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