Recalled: Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Canned Dog Food

Blue Buffalo is another pet food brand recalled for possible metal contamination.

Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner With Garden Vegetables

Maker: The Blue Buffalo Company
Cause: Potential for metal contamination
Announcement: Company announcement dated Feb. 13, 2017
What was recalled: Blue Buffalo Homestyle Recipe Healthy Weight, Chicken Dinner With Garden Vegetables, 12.5 ounce can, UPC #8-40243-10017-0, best by Aug. 3, 2019

Blue Buffalo says this recall involves “a very limited number of cans.” The company explained that it was “notified by one of our suppliers of the possible presence of aluminum in one of our production runs.”

No other Blue Buffalo products are involved, the company says, and there have been no reports of illness or injury leading up to the recall.


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