The Fromm Family Foods pet food company just announced that it is voluntarily recalling several of its 12-ounce cans of Gold Dog Food Pate due to elevated Vitamin D. They made the discovery through their own analysis and are recalling these products “out of an abundance of caution,” the company states.
The affected products were shipped to distributers from December 2015 – February 2016. The following products are being recalled:
12 oz. Gold Chicken Pate Dog – can
- Case Code: #11893
- Individual can UPC: 72705 11892
12 oz. Gold Chicken & Duck – can
- Case Code: #11895
- Individual can UPC: 72705 11894
12 oz. Gold Salmon & Chicken Pate – can
- Case code: #11891
- Individual can UPC: 72705 11890
Dogs can suffer from Vitamin D overdose, including kidney failure according to Pethealthnetwork.com. The signs may not show for 2-3 days. Here are the symptoms to look for:
- Not eating or decreased appetite
- Excessive or decreased thirst and urination
- Weakness or lethargy
- Bad breath
- Weight loss
Other clinical signs that your veterinarian may detect include:
- Increased kidney values
- Bad breath, secondary to kidney failure
- Abdominal pain
If You Have The Affected Product
If you have any of these cans, discontinue use and return them to place of purchase, or any Authorized Fromm Retailer for return to the company. To find an Authorized Fromm Retailer near you, please visit frommfamily.com/retailers or call (800) 325-6331. There are no other Fromm products affected by this recall, and this effort is being undertaken in coordination with the FDA.
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