WellPet Voluntarily Recalls Beef Topper Canned Dog Food

PetMD Editorial
Published: March 17, 2017
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts-based WellPet, the parent company that produces Wellness pet food and treats, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of one canned dog food product that has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally occurring thyroid hormone.

The product affected by the recall is as follows:

Product Name: Wellness 95% Beef Topper for Dogs

Size: 13.2 oz. cans

Best By Dates: February 2, 2019; August 29, 2019; and August 30, 2019

Item Number: 89400

According to an email from the company, elevated levels of naturally occurring thyroid hormone may affect a dog’s metabolism and can be associated with increased thirst, increased urinary output, restless behavior, and weight loss.

Consumers can find the best-by date on the bottom of the can.

WellPet’s consumer affairs team has received no reports of any health problems as a result of feeding this recipe, the company stated.

Consumers who have the above recipe with these best-by dates may call the company at 877-227-9587 (between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday) with any questions.

No other Wellness products are affected by this recall.

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