Wellpet LLC in recalling one of its Wellness dog food recipes because a portion of the recalled product was found to have a high moisture content, which may cause the petfood to mold before its expiration date.
The recall applies to 12-pound bags of Wellness Small Breed Adult Health dry dog food, marked with a "Best By" date of August 18, 2013. Wellpet says they believe the high moisture content poses no health risk.
Communication about the recall has been limited because the company's website is currently down after its servers, located in New Jersey, USA, suffered billions of damage from Hurricane Sandy. Consumers who have purchased the recalled dog food may contact the company for a replacement at +1.800.225.0904 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wellpet asks consumers to call back if their call does not go through the first time, as the company is based in Tewksury, Massachusetts, USA, an area on the East coast also affected by the storm.