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Kaytee Recalls exact ® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Bird and exact ® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Macaw

04.20.12

Kaytee Products is recalling a limited production run of two products, Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Baby Birds and Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Baby Macaws. These products were manufactured with an excessive amount of vitamin D which may cause illness, and in some cases, kidney failure. Bird owners and breeders should stop using the affected products immediately and seek the advice of a veterinarian if birds show any signs of illness.

The specific affected products being recalled can be identified by the Best Before date code printed on the product package (see www.kaytee.com). No other Kaytee products are affected.

Product Code/SKU/ Material # UPC Code
Size         


Lot/Serial No.           
Product Name/Description Best Before Code (day/month/yr)
 100032326 07185947510 6/7.5 oz. A1 Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Bird 21 Mar 2013 and
20 Apr 2013
 
 100032328 07185947511 6/18 oz. A2 Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Bird 9 Mar 2013 and
19 Apr 2013
 
 100032330

*100034332
07185947512 4/5 lb. A3

*includes 10 cases of Petco store product
Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Bird 14 Mar 2013,
30 Mar 2013 and
16 May 2013

 *30 March 2013
 100032336 07185947518 1/22 lb. A4 Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Bird 21 Mar 2013,
13 Apr 2013 and
16 May 2013
 
 100032337 07185947515 4/5 lb. B1 Kaytee exact® Hand Feeding Formula Baby Macaw 1 Mar 2013,
14 Mar 2013 and
19 Apr 2013
 


Products and product lots that do not appear on the list are not subject to this recall.

Customers who purchased these products should review the “Best Before” date codes to see if they fall within the recalled product guidelines.

Kaytee Customer Service representatives and company veterinarians are responding to inquires through the 1-800-Kaytee1 (800 529-8331) phone number and will answer any questions regarding birds that have been fed the product. Bird owners can also visit the Kaytee website for more information http://www.kaytee.com/.


Consumer Contact:
Kaytee
1-800-Kaytee1 (800 529-8331)

Media Contact

Mark Newberg: 847-330-5367

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