‘Fromm Family Foods’ Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Canned Dog Food
According to a notice posted by the the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Fromm Family Foods is recalling approximately 5,500 cases of Fromm Shredded dog food due to elevated levels of Vitamin D.
There have been “no reports of illness or injury” by consumers at the time of this writing. However, the company reportedly discovered the potential harmful issue during testing.
“Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss,” the notice reads.
“Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers who have dogs that have consumed any of the affected products and are exhibiting these symptoms should contact their veterinarian.”
What Fromm Family Foods Products Are Part Of The Recall?
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The below products are part of the Fromm Family Foods recall:
- Four-Star SHREDDED BEEF IN GRAVY ENTRÉE, food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 11877, 12 oz. per can. Best By Date: 082024
- Four-Star SHREDDED CHICKEN IN GRAVY ENTRÉE, food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 1188, 112 oz. per can 7270511880. Best By Date: 082024
- Four-Star SHREDDED PORK IN GRAVY ENTRÉE, food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 1187912 oz. per can, 7270511878. Best By Date: 082024
- Four-Star SHREDDED TURKEY IN GRAVY ENTRÉE, food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 1188312 oz. per can, 7270511882. Best By Date: 082024
What Does Fromm Family Foods Have To Say About The Recall?
At the time of this writing, there is no official statement from Fromm Family Foods about the recall on their company website nor their social media accounts.
According to their website, the company is a “a fifth-generation family-owned-and-operated pet food company based in Wisconsin” established in 1904.
“Compliance to federal, state and local regulations is of the utmost importance. To ensure this compliance we perform audits of our procedures, programs and documentation on a regular basis,” they write about their inspections products.
“We are also subjected to random and periodic inspections performed by outside agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).”
How To Get More Info About The Recall
The FDA states that this is a voluntary recall and urges those “who have purchased Fromm Four-Star Shredded Entrée canned dog food” to “return the product to your retailer.”
They also advises consumers to direct any further questions about the recall to the company itself:
“Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-325-6331 from Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, Central Time, or may contact [email protected]ily.com”
Has your dog eaten any of the above Fromm Family Foods products recently? Will you help get the word out about this recall? Then please let us know in the comments below. And contact Fromm Family Foods immediately if you’ve purchased any of these recalled products!
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