WellPet, is recalling cans of Wellness ninety-five percent Beef Topper for dogs. The product may contain elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone.
Cans in this recall have Best-By Dates of 02 FEB 19, 29AUG19, and 30AUG19, found on the bottom of the can.
Symptoms of ingesting a high level of beef thyroid hormone include increased thirst and urination, increased heart rate, restlessness and weight loss. More severe symptoms can include vomiting, diarrhea and difficulty breathing. If you observe these symptoms in your dog, contact your veterinarian immediately.
The FDA recall notice can be found at https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm547333.htm
According to the Wellness website (http://www.wellnesspetfood.com/update/) Wellness is voluntarily recalling the following 12.5oz cans of Wellness canned cat food in the following recipes with the following Best by Dates;
- Beef & Chicken, 8/5/19
- Beef & Salmon, 8/5/19
- Chicken, 8/3/19 & 8/4/19
- Chicken & Herring, 8/4/19
- Chicken & Lobster, 8/4/19
- Turkey, 8/4/19 & 8/5/19
- Turkey & Salmon, 8/4/19 & 8/5/19
No problems have been reported or noticed in the foods listed above. However, the quality department at Wellness has become aware that a foreign material has been discovered in a non-Wellness product that is manufactured in the same plant. As a result, they have taken this proactive steps to ensure the well-being of cats who are fed this food.
We sell Wellness and the above formulas at Green Acres Kennel Shop and have found no product that matches the recipe and best by dates that are being recalled. We appreciate that Wellness is being proactive. We are in the process of contacting clients who have recently purchased this food.
For more information on the recall of these products, please check the Wellness website at (http://www.wellnesspetfood.com/update/)