Blue Buffalo/Wellpet Food Alert for dogs
March 28,2017: Food Safety News:
The FDA has issued an alert for consumers purchasing Blue Buffalo and Wellpet canine food. Three cases of hyperthyroidism with elevated thyroid hormones have been diagnosed by the Center for Veterinary Medicine. Pet owners feeding these brands of food to their dogs should be alert for symptoms of hyperthyroidism such as weight loss, panting and elevated heart rate. This condition can be fatal but symptoms resolve quickly once the offending food is eliminated.