As of September 06, 2021 — Mars Petcare Canada, Whiskas Dry Cat Food has announced a recall of various lots due to raw ingredients that were not up to the company standards.
- Please Be Aware: Whiskas has not disclosed the reason or cause for the recall, the company only states “raw ingredients” were outside “quality specifications“. This could be anything from Mycotoxin to Salmonella.
What Cat Food Products are Affected by this Recall?
The affected product and associated “Best By” dates are shown below:
|PRODUCT DESCRIPTION||UPC||“BEST BY” DATE|
|WHISKAS® Meaty Selections™ Dry Cat Food 670g||0 58496 43320 8||6/13/2022-7/19/2022|
|WHISKAS® Meaty Selections™ Dry Cat Food 2kg||0 58496 70322 6||6/23/2022-8/12/2022|
|WHISKAS® Meaty Selections™ Dry Cat Food 4kg||0 58496 70124 6||7/17/2022-8/12/2022|
|WHISKAS® Meaty Selections™ Dry Cat Food 9.1kg||0 58496 70329 5||6/16/2022-8/17/2022|
|WHISKAS® Meaty Selections™ Dry Cat Food 11.6kg||0 58496 44481 5||6/24/2022-7/22/2022|
|WHISKAS® Beef Selections™ Natural Beef Flavour Dry Cat Food 2kg||0 58496 43351 2||6/25/2022-8/6/2022|
|WHISKAS® Beef Selections™ Natural Beef Flavour Dry Cat Food 9.1kg||0 58496 43353 6||8/13/2022|
|WHISKAS® Seafood Selections™Natural Salmon and Shrimp Flavour Dry Cat Food 2kg||0 58496 70332 5||6/25/2022-8/18/2022|
|WHISKAS® Seafood Selections™ Natural Salmon and Shrimp Flavour Dry Cat Food 4Kg||0 58496 02681 3||8/9/2022-8/10/2022|
|WHISKAS® Seafood Selections™ Natural Salmon and Shrimp Flavour Dry Cat Food 9.1kg||0 58496 42152 6||6/26/2022- 8/13/2022|
|WHISKAS® Tuna Selections™ Natural Tuna Flavour Dry Cat Food 9.1 kg||0 58496 43469 4||6/25/2022-8/7/2022|
|WHISKAS® Kitten Dry Cat Food 1.5kg||0 58496 70310 3||7/18/2022|
|WHISKAS® Indoor Dry Cat Food 1.5kg||0 58496 23285 6||6/23/2022-7/19/2022|
|WHISKAS® Indoor Dry Cat Food 3kg||0 58496 42153 3||7/19/2022|
Cause of This Cat Food Recall
Mars Petcare Canada has not disclosed the reason for this voluntary recall.
Where Was the Product Sold?
The affected Whiskas product was distributed to retail customers throughout Canada. The company is working with all distributors and retailers across the country to make sure the products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory.
What to do Next
Customers who have purchased affected products with the “Best By” dates listed in the chart above should discard the food and discontinue feeding it to their cat immediatly.
Consumers with questions can call the consumer care team at 1-800-667-2424 between 9 am – 9 pm E.S.T
or they can visit https://www.whiskas.ca/en/update.
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Sources used: Whiskas