Company Name: WellPet LLC
Cause: Elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone
Announcement: FDA recall notice dated Feb. 8, 2018
What was recalled: Wellness 95% Beef Topper for Dogs
WellPet is voluntarily recalling its canned Wellness 95% Beef Topper for Dogs product due to higher than normal levels of beef thyroid hormone. The recall includes 13.2 oz cans with three Best By date codes- 2/2/19, 29/8/19, and 30/8/19.
Affected products were distributed throughout North America through pet retailers and online. The FDA is aware of three dogs that were affected. Elevated thyroid hormone levels may affect a dog’s metabolism and lead to anxiousness, excessive thirst, increased urination, and weight loss.