By WTOC Staff
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Commissioner of agriculture Tommy Irvin is notifying Georgians that Diamond Pet Foods has recalled cat food manufactured for Premium Edge because they said it contains an inadequate level of thiamine.
An inadequate level of thiamine will cause incoordination or muscle weakness, paralysis of the hind limbs, seizures, lack of appetite, vomiting, dilated pupils and abnormal eye movement. Any cats fed the food that display the symptoms should be taken to a veterinarian.
Cats that are diagnosed by a veterinarian as becoming ill from eating the pet food is being asked to file a report with the Food and Drug Administration.
The following date codes of Premium Edge Finicky Adult cat food and Premium Edge Hairball cat food have been afftected: RAF0501A22X 18 lb., RAF0501A2X 6 lb., RAH0501A22X 18 lb., RAH0501A2X 6 lb. The date of manufacture is May 28, 2009.
To contact Premium Edge Pet Foods, call 1.800.977.8797 between 8am and 5pm CST Monday through Friday.
If you purchased the cat food, please return it to the place of purchase.