North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine


Mars Petcare US Issues Voluntary Recall October 28, 2008

Mars Petcare US today announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of bags of SPECIAL KITTY(R) Gourmet Blend dry cat food sold at Wal-Mart locations in 15 states including North Carolina. The pet food is being voluntarily recalled following a positive test result indicating a potential contamination with Salmonella. This product should not be sold or fed to pets. Pet owners should dispose of product in a safe manner (example, a securely covered trash receptacle) and return the empty bag to the store where purchased for a full refund. Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 1-877-568-4463 or visit

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