Fromm Family Foods Recalls Four Star Shredded Entrée Canned Food for Dogs Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Company Announcement Date: 01/10/2021
Product Type: Canned Dog Food
Reason for Announcement: Elevated levels of Vitamin D
Company Name: Fromm Family Foods
Brand Name: Fromm Four-Star Nutritionals
Reason for Recall
Fromm Family Foods is issuing a voluntary recall of approximately 5,500 cases of Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. The recall was initiated after it was discovered, through their own analysis, that certain products outlined below may contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. They have identified and isolated the error, and in addition to their existing safety process, they have put corrective actions into place to prevent this from happening again. This voluntary recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Elevated Vitamin D Levels Information
Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers who have dogs that have consumed any of the affected products and are exhibiting these symptoms should contact their veterinarian.
Potential adverse reactions could occur in all size dogs. No reports of illness or injury have been reported from consumers to date, however Fromm management has determined it is prudent to pull these four lots out of distribution.
Affected recalled products were distributed at neighborhood pet stores nationwide. Products are packaged in 12 oz. cans with Best By Date 08/2024. A full list of affected products is below:
Best By Date Range
|Four-Star SHREDDED BEEF IN GRAVY ENTRÉE
food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 11877
|12 oz. per can||7270511876||Best By Date 082024|
|Four-Star SHREDDED CHICKEN IN GRAVY ENTRÉE
food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 11881
|12 oz. per can||7270511880||Best By Date 082024|
|Four-Star SHREDDED PORK IN GRAVY ENTRÉE
food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 11879
|12 oz. per can||7270511878||Best By Date 082024|
|Four-Star SHREDDED TURKEY IN GRAVY ENTRÉE
food for dogs, 12 cans per case, 11883
|12 oz. per can||7270511882||Best By Date 082024|
There are no other Fromm products affected by this recall.
What You Should Do
Consumers should stop feeding the products listed below to their dogs. Consumers who have purchased Fromm Four-Star Shredded Entrée canned dog food are urged to return the product to your retailer.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-325-6331 from Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, Central Time, or may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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