ELM Pet Foods Recalls Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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By Kendall Curley    December 03, 2018 at 06:50PM

Company: Elm Pet Foods

Recall Date: 11/29/2018

 

UPC Codes manufactured between February 25, 2018 and October 31, 2018. Products were distributed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.

 

Product: Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe, 3 lbs (UPC: 0-70155-22507-8)

Best By Date Code: TD2 26 FEB 2019

Best By Date Code: TE1 30 APR 2019

Best By Date Code: TD1 5 SEP 2019

Best By Date Code: TD2 5 SEP 2019

 

 

Product: Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe, 28 lbs (UPC: 0-70155-22513-9)

Best By Date Code: TB3 6 APR 2019

Best By Date Code: TA1 2 JULY 2019

Best By Date Code: TI1 2 JULY 2019

 

 

Product: Elm K9 Naturals Chicken Recipe, 40 lbs (UPC: 0-70155-22522-9)

Best By Date Code: TB3 14 SEP 2019

Best By Date Code: TA2 22 SEP 2019

Best By Date Code: TB2 11 OCT 2019

 

 

 

Reason for Recall:

ELM Pet Foods, Inc is issuing a voluntary recall of Elm Chicken and Chickpea Recipe dog food because the products could contain elevated levels of Vitamin D.

 

Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Vitamin D when consumed at very high levels can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction. Consumers with dogs who have consumed the product listed above are exhibiting these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.

 

What to Do:

Consumers, who have purchased the specific product above, during these dates, should stop feeding it to their dogs. Consumers who have purchased any of the products affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the retailer for a full refund. All Bags in the recall are yellow with the Elm Pet Foods Tag on the front of the bag and have a silhouette of a chicken at the bottom of the front side of the bag. Consumers can check the lot codes on the back of the bag at the bottom center on the 3lb bags and in the center of the back of the bag on the 28lb bags. The 40lb bag lot numbers can be found on the bottom right of the back of the bag.

 

If consumers have questions or would like a refund they should call ELM Pet Foods at 1-800-705-2111 8am-5pm(EST) Mon-Fri. or email [email protected].

 

Source: FDA