Blue Buffalo Company announced today it is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner wet dog food because it may contain elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormones.
The FDA advised the company that one dog had become ill after eating the food. According to Blue Buffalo, the company has received no other reports of dogs getting sick.
The symptoms of consuming high levels of beef thyroid hormones include increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness. The symptoms should stop once the dog is no longer fed the affected food. But with prolonged consumption, Blue Buffalo warns, the symptoms may become more severe and include vomiting, diarrhea, and rapid or difficulty breathing. If you fed your dog this product and see these symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately.
The following products, distributed nationally through pet specialty and on-line retailers, are included in this voluntary recall:
BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs
- 12.5 oz cans
- UPC code: 840243101153
- Best by date: June 7, 2019 (found on the bottom of the can)
If you purchased this product, throw it away or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, call Blue Buffalo at 866-201-9072 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday, or email CustomerCare@bluebuffalo.com.
In February, Blue Buffalo announced two other voluntary recalls:
- Seventeen varieties of Blue Divine Delights and Blue Wilderness Trail Trays wet dog food, due to a quality issue with the foil seals on the top of the cups.
- Some 12.5-ounce cans of Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner with Garden Vegetables due to the possible presence of aluminum in one of its production runs.
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