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Tuffy’s Pet Foods Inc Recall

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As of October 11, 2021 — Tuffy’s Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling 1,600 cases of Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food in a tetrapak carton due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D.

What Dog Food Products Have Been Recalled?

The recalled product is limited to Pure Vita Salmon Entrée Dog Food bearing UPC Code “0 73893 96202 1”

Product Name

Net Weight


Lot Numbers

Best By Date

Pure Vita Salmon Entrée Dog Food TetraPak 12.5 oz. per carton 0 73893 96202 1 0629101N1
29 Jun 2023
1 Sep 2023

Source: FDA

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Cause of This Dog Treat Recall

Tuffy’s voluntarily recalled this product after the product manufacturer informed Tuffy’s that the product may contain elevated levels of vitamin D. No reports of illness or injury have been reported from consumers to date. There are no other Pure Vita products affected by this recall.

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs. Dogs ingesting higher levels of Vitamin D than is recommended may start to show symptoms. These symptoms may include:

  • vomiting
  • loss of appetite
  • increased thirst
  • increased urination
  • excessive drooling
  • weight loss.

Where Was the Product Sold?

The recalled product was distributed exclusively within America to distributors and retail stores across the nation.


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What to do Next

If you have purchased the recalled product above, it is recommended by the FDA that you stop feeding the product to your dogs immediately.

Consumers with questions may contact the company directly at (800) 525-9155 from Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm Central Time

You can report your complaint by visiting the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.

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Sources used: FDA

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