Tuffy’s Pet Foods Pure Vita Salmon Dog Food Recall [US]


Tuffy’s Pet Foods Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Tuffy’s Pet Foods; Inc., a Perham, Minnesota establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food products from the American marketplace due to suspected elevated levels of Vitamin D and consequential risks of vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. When ingested at excessive levels, vitamin D can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate veterinarian intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

FDA: http://ht.ly/sHHc30rXFFC

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/tuffys-pet-foods-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-limited-quantity-pure-vita-salmon-entree-dog-food

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Dog Food products are subject to this recall:

  • Pure Vita Salmon Entrée Dog Food, sold in 12.5 ounce TetraPak cartons with a batch/lot of 0629101N1 with an expiry date code of 29 Jun 2023 and 0901101N1 with an expiry date code of 1 Sep 2023 with a UPC of 0 73893 96202 1

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Dog Food products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No DINs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Dog Food products are thought to be marketed, distributed and sold in all US states although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, Tuffy’s Pet Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food products from the American marketplace due to suspected elevated levels of Vitamin D. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Dog Food products identified above.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pet Foods, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Pet Foods to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pet Foods, please do not feed them to your pet(s). Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. Wash down all prep surfaces, serving implements and serving bowls with a bleach/water mixture; rinse well with lots of hot soapy water.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest animal hospital or emergency veterinarian center equipped to properly treat Vitamin overdose.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. toll-free at 1-800-525-9155 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at tufcustservice@klnfamilybrands.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Dog Food products, please search for “dog” or more generically, “animal” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 15035-2021
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