RECALL ALERT: Blue Buffalo Wilderness Wild Chews Bones

Blue Buffalo Wilderness Chew recall

Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

According to a news release, routine testing at the manufacturing site revealed the presence of Salmonella in the lot. Blue Buffalo is based in Wilton, Conn.

The recalled treats were distributed beginning Nov. 19 to PetSmart stores in California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

The recalled Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones products have the following information on the packages:

  • UPC code (printed on a sticker affixed to the product): 840243110087
  • Expiration date (printed on the shrink wrap): November 4, 2017 (“exp 110417”)

Salmonella can affect animals as well as people who handle the contaminated food. The symptoms for both people and animals include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. If you or your pet experiences these symptoms after handling or eating the recalled product, see a doctor or veterinarian.

If you purchased the recalled product, throw it away or return it to where you bought it for a full refund.

For more information about the recall, call Blue Buffalo at 888-641-9736 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday and the weekend of Nov. 28, or email

Photo: FDA

Laura Goldman

I am a freelance writer and lifelong dog lover. For five years, I was a staff writer for i Love Dogs. When that site shut down, I started this blog...because I STILL Love Dogs!