Diamond Pet Foods is recalling Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium Edge Hairball cat food that could cause thiamine deficiency, the Food and Drug Administration reported. Thiamine deficiency can cause gastrointestinal or neurological effects as well as salivation, vomiting, decreased appetite and weight loss. After longer-term deficiency, wobbling, walking, falling and seizures could occur. So far, 21 cases of thiamine deficiency have been reported.
The recalled cat food was distributed in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida and carried the date codes RAF0501A22X 18lb. (BB28NOV10), RAF0501A2X 6 lb. (BB28NOV10), RAF0802B12X 18lb (BB30FEB11), RAH0501A22X 18 lb. (BB28NOV10), RAH0501A2X 6lb. (BB28NOV10, BB30NOV10, BB08DEC10).
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