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On October 1, 2021, Fromm Family Foods of Mequon, Wisconsin, issued a voluntary recall of approximately 5,500 cases of Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food. The recall was issued because due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. Affected products were distributed at neighborhood pet stores nationwide.
The Recalled Products
The recall was issued after Fromm’s own analysis and was done with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The affected products include the following:
Dogs of all sizes could be affected by potential adverse reactions from the recalled products. No reports of illness or injury have been reported to date.
The entire list of affected product brands and their Expiration Date/Lot Numbers can be viewed on the Fromm Family website here. All other Fromm products are unaffected by this recall.
What You Should Know About Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Dogs who ingest elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit the following symptoms:
- Loss of Appetite
- Increased Thirst and Urination
- Excessive Drooling; and
- Weight Loss.
When Vitamin D is ingested at very high levels, K9s (of all sizes) can exhibit serious health issues including renal dysfunction.
For dogs who have consumed any of the affected products and are exhibiting the symptoms above should immediately contact their veterinarian.
What to do Next
Consumers should immediately stop feeding any of the recalled products and return all recalled Fromm Four-Star Shredded Entrée canned dog food to their retailers.