You know how I posted about the cat and dog food recall earlier this week?
Well, apparently, according to the NY Times, they have found rat poison in some of the tainted food. Delightful, I say. Now I trust the batch numbers listed in the recall even less. All this time, the FDA has been focusing on wheat gluten as a culprit, but now we've got rat poison? How do we know when it was introduced into the food production process? Did it coincide with the wheat gluten introduction, which is what the recalled batch numbers were based on? No one has ANY idea.
For those that don't know, we've got four cans of the tainted food, or at least we assume it's tainted. It's from Iams and was made at plant 4197; we have three cans with the batch number 6128 and one can with the batch number 6191. You should note that previously, they said the batch number recall started with 6339... I never thought that that was that accurate, and now I think so even less.
We used to have five cans, but Zoe ate one about three weeks ago. She seems fine to us, but now with the advent of the rat poison news, I've spoken to the vet about it. Zoe shall be having bloodwork tomorrow, to determine if her kidneys are alright. I'm hoping they are. =)
And if you've got any questionable cans of food, like I do, take your cat or dog to the vet right away. Since you never know if the company has pinned down the right batches to recall...