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RECALL: Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats

November 4th, 2007, 01:38 AM
Hartz announced a recall on November 2 for a specific lot of Hartz Vitamin
Care for cats because of salmonella concerns. Here is the release from their

The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of
Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to concerns that one or more bottles within
the lot may have been potentially contaminated with Salmonella. Hartz is
fully cooperating with the US Food and Drug Administration in this voluntary

The product involved is 3600 bottles of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats, lot
code SZ-16371, UPC number 32700-97701, which was manufactured by a third
party manufacturer, UFAC (USA), Inc., in Baconton, Georgia. While normal
testing conducted by Hartz and UFAC has not revealed the presence of
Salmonella in any Hartz products, sampling conducted by the FDA did detect
the presence of Salmonella. Hartz is aggressively investigating the source
of the problem.

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