Recall: Blue Buffalo Cub-Size Wilderness Chews Bones

November 27, 2015

On November 25, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration issued a voluntary recall for Blue Buffalo® Cub-Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones.  They have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.

Animals with Salmonella may exhibit such symptoms as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, fever and muscle aches.  Many animals show no symptoms of the bacteria at all but are carriers of Salmonella.

Infected humans display similar symptoms but in serious cases, they rarely may show signs of endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, urinary tract symptoms, or eye irritation.

Should you or your pet show such symptoms after handling or consuming this product, contact your medical or veterinary professionals for advice.

This Blue Buffalo® product was distributed beginning November 19, 2015, in PetSmart stores in California, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

The chews come individually shrink-wrapped in plastic and carry a UPC code of 840243110087.  The expiration date of November 4, 2017, is printed as  110417 on the shrink wrap.

Routine testing of this product revealed the presence of Salmonella.  No illnesses have been reported to date and no other products were included in the recall.

For further questions, contact Blue Buffalo at 888-641-9736, between 8-5, Monday – Friday, Eastern Time.  You may also email the company at

Should you have this recalled product, you may return it to your place of purchase for a full refund.

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