Maker: The J.M. Smucker Company
Cause: Potentially elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone
Announcement: Company news release dated March 22, 2018
What was recalled: The following specific sizes and dates of these Milo’s Kitchen dog treats:
- Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe With Angus Steak, 18 oz., UPC #079100518227, best by either Nov. 15, 2018 or April 26, 2019
- Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe With Angus Steak, 22 oz., UPC #079100518234, best by April 26, 2019
- Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers / Steak Grillers Recipe With Angus Steak, 10 oz., UPC #079100527762, best by April 26, 2019
- Milo’s Kitchen Grilled Burger Bites With Sweet Potato and Bacon, 15 oz., UPC #079100521265, best by Nov. 19, 2018
According to the company’s news release, “The FDA informed Smucker of 3 illness reports, and we immediately initiated a voluntary recall of the limited, impacted production.”
The dog treats were distributed nationally, and this recall is limited to the 2 specific varieties, dates and sizes noted above.
The FDA has said that “pets that eat food or treats containing thyroid hormones may develop hyperthyroidism, a disease that is rare in dogs and usually triggered by thyroid cancer.”
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