Recall: Castor & Pollux, Merrick Beef Dog Treat Varieties
On 2018-05-23, the FDA announced that Merrick Pet Care is conducting a recall on Beef Dog Treat Varieties due to a possible thyroid hormone. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Castor & Pollux and Merrick during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 2 pet care products recalls due to potential elevated impurity, including dog treats, rabbit pellets and more.
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Name: Merrick Pet Care
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Beef Dog Treat Varieties
Brand Name(s): Castor & Pollux, Merrick
Reason for Recall: Elevated Level of Thyroid Hormone
Official Recall Date: 2018-05-23
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties due to the potential that they contain elevated levels of a naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormone. Read More.
More information may be available at FDA.gov
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Sources may include Food & Drug Administration (FDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.