Recall alert: Fromm Family Foods recalls select dog food, citing elevated vitamin D levels

MEQUON, Wis. — Fromm Family Foods on Friday recalled roughly 5,500 cases of its canned Entrée dog food due to potentially elevated vitamin D levels.

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All affected products have “best by” dates of Aug. 20, 2024, and were distributed in 12-ounce cans at neighborhood pet stores nationwide, the company confirmed in its voluntary recall notice.

Mequon, Wisconsin-based Fromm has not received any reports of illness or injury to date related to the affected products, but consumers are advised to stop feeding the following products to their dogs immediately as a precaution:

  • Four-Star Shredded Beef in Gravy Entrée with UPC code 7270511876.
  • Four-Star Shredded Chicken in Gravy Entrée with UPC code 7270511880.
  • Four-Star Shredded Pork in Gravy Entrée with UPC code 7270511878.
  • Four-Star Shredded Turkey in Gravy Entrée with UPC code 7270511882.

According to the recall notice, dogs who ingest unsafe levels of vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Long-term effects can lead to more serious complications, including renal dysfunction.

“We have identified and isolated the error, and in addition to our existing safety process, we have put corrective actions into place to prevent this from happening again,” the company stated.

Consumers are advised to return the affected products to the retailer where it was purchased.