Attention Vet Med Pet Families:
Blue Buffalo has issued a Voluntary Recall on one lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe™ Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs (12.5 oz can, UPC
Code 840243101153), due to a potential health risk.
Please note that Vet Med does not carry this product. If you have purchased the affected product, please return it to the store where purchased or contact Blue Buffalo for further instructions. Thank you!
VET MED PET FOODS & PET SUPPLIES
359 W. Central Street
Franklin MA 02038
BLUE BUFFALO'S RECALL NOTIFICATION:
Dear Valued Customer,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2017 – Wilton, CT – Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe™ Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormones. Dogs ingesting high levels of beef thyroid hormones may exhibit symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness. These symptoms may resolve when the use of the impacted food is discontinued. However, with prolonged consumption these symptoms
may increase in severity and may include vomiting, diarrhea, and rapid or difficulty breathing. Should these symptoms occur, contact your veterinarian immediately. Although the Blue Buffalo Customer Care Resource Team has not received any reports of dogs exhibiting
these symptoms from consuming this product, the FDA advised Blue Buffalo of a single consumer who reported symptoms in one dog. Blue Buffalo immediately began an investigation. After working with the FDA, Blue Buffalo decided it would be prudent to recall
the one production lot in question. The one dog was also being fed non-Blue Buffalo food and has fully-recovered.
THE VOLUNTARY RECALL IS LIMITED TO ONE PRODUCTION LOT OF THE
PRODUCT NAME: BLUE Wilderness Rocky Mountain Recipe Red Meat Dinner Wet Food
For Adult Dogs - 12.5 oz can
UPC Code: 840243101153
Best-By Date: June 7, 2019 (found on the bottom of the can)
Affected products were distributed nationally through pet specialty and on-line retailers.
No other Blue Buffalo products are impacted by this issue.
If your pet has consumed the product listed above and has exhibited any of these symptoms, please discontinue feeding and contact your veterinarian. Consumers who have purchased the product subject to this recall should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for
Consumers with questions may contact Blue Buffalo at 866-201-9072 from 8AM to 5PM Eastern Time Monday through Friday, or by email at CustomerCare@bluebuffalo.com for more information.
About Blue Buffalo: Blue Buffalo, based in Wilton, CT, is a pet products company that
makes natural foods and treats for dogs and cats.