January 22, 2019

Too Much Vitamin D: Complete Product Recall List

The definitive list of dry dog foods recalled as a result of potential vitamin D contamination.
 
By Jennifer Nessel
In early December, the FDA announced an expanded list of dog food products being recalled due to elevated levels of vitamin D. Since then, investigation has revealed additional contaminated products and prompted more recalls.

Although vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, too much of it can cause serious health problems. Signs of excessive vitamin D intake include vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. At toxic levels, vitamin D can cause kidney failure or death.

The FDA is encouraging pet owners to discontinue feeding the recalled products to their dogs. Concerned pet owners whose dog has been consuming one of the recalled products or is displaying any signs of toxicity should contact their pet’s veterinarian.

All of the recalled products are dry dog foods, and all share a common contract manufacturer. The FDA considers this an ongoing investigation and additional recalls may be announced. In the meantime, the complete list of companies and recalled products is as follows:

Ahold Delhaize (manufacturer has not yet issued a recall)
Nature’s Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food
  • UPC 068826718472: 14-lb bag
    • All lot codes
  • UPC 068826718471: 28-lb bag
    • All lot codes
  • UPC 068826718473: 4-lb bag
    • All lot codes
Nature’s Place Real Country Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food 
  • UPC 72543998959: 5-lb bag
    • All lot codes
  • UPC 72543998960: 15-lb bag
    • All lot codes

ANF, Inc. (recall issued 11/28/18)
ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food 
  • UPC 9097231622: 3-kg bag
    • Best by Nov 23, 2019
  • UPC 9097203300: 7.5-kg bag
    • Best by Nov 20, 2019

ELM Pet Foods, Inc. (recall issued 11/29/19)
ELM Chicken and Chickpea Recipe 
  • UPC 0-70155-22507-8: 3-lb bag
    • Lot code D2 26 FEB 2019
    • Lot code TE1 30 APR 2019
    • Lot code TD1 5 SEP 2019
    • Lot code TD2 5 SEP 2019
  • UPC 0-70155-22513-9: 28-lb bag
    • Lot code TB3 6 APR 2019
    • Lot code TA1 2 JULY 2019
    • Lot code TI1 2 JULY 2019
ELM K9 Naturals Chicken Recipe 
  • UPC 0-70155-22522-9: 40-lb bag
    • Lot code TB3 14 Sep 2019
    • Lot code TA2 22 Sep 2019
    • Lot code TB2 11 Oct 2019
Kroger and King Soopers (recall issued 12/5/18)
Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food 
  • UPC 11110-83556: 4-lb bag
    • All lot codes
  • UPC 11110-83573: 14-lb bag
    • All lot codes
  • UPC 11110-89076: 24-lb bag
    • All lot codes

Lidl (recall issued 11/6/18)
Orlando Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food 
  • Lidl product number 215662
    • Lot code TI1 3 Mar 2019
    • Lot code TB2 21 Mar 2019
    • Lot code TB3 21 Mar 2019
    • Lot code TA2 19 Apr 2019
    • Lot code TB1 15 May 2019
    • Lot code TB2 15 May 2019

Natural Life Pet Products (recall issued 11/2/18, expanded 11/9/18)
Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food 
  • UPC 0-12344-08175-1: 17.5-lb bag
    • Best by dates: December 4, 2019 through August 10, 2020

Nutrisca (recall issued 11/2/18)
Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food
  • UPC 8-84244-12495-7: 4-lb bag
  • UPC 8-84244-12795-8: 15-lb bag
  • UPC 8-84244-12895-5: 28-lb bag
    • Best by dates: February 25, 2020 through September 13, 2020

Sunshine Mills, Inc. (recall issued 11/27/18, expanded 12/4/2018)
Old Glory Hearty Turkey and Cheese Flavor Dog Food 
    • UPC 0-70155-14297-9: 12.75-lb bag, with best-by date codes of 10/29/2019 and 10/30/2019
      • Lot code TC3 29 October 2018       
      • Lot code TA1 30 October 2018             
      • Lot code TA2 30 October 2018 
      • Lot code TC1 30 October 2018       
      • Lot code TC2 30 October 2018             
      • Lot code TC3 30 October 2018
Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food 
  • UPC 0-73657-00862-0: 14-lb bag
  • UPC 0-73657-00863-7: 28-lb bag
Sportsman’s Pride Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food 
  • UPC 0-70155-10566-0: 40-lb bag
  • UPC 0-70155-10564-0: 40-lb bag
Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food
  • UPC 0-73657-00873-6: 3.5-lb bag
  • UPC 0-73657-00874-3: 16-lb bag
  • UPC 0-73657-00875-0: 30-lb bag
 

 

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