Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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By Samantha Schwab    November 12, 2018 at 08:02PM

 

Company: Natural Life Pet Products

Brand Name: Natural Life

Recall Date: 11/9/2018

 

Product Names/UPCs:

Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food 17.5 lbs. (UPC: 0-12344-08175-1)

Best By Date Code: 12/4/2019-8/10/2020

The products were distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and California.

 

Reason for Recall:

Natural Life Pet Products became aware of the elevated levels of vitamin D after receiving complaints from three pet owners of vitamin D toxicity after consuming the product. An investigation revealed a formulation error led to the elevated vitamin D in the product.

 

Statement from Company:

We genuinely regret that this has occurred as we place the highest priority on the health of pets.

 

What to Do:

Consumers should stop feeding the product listed above. 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 and are exhibiting these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.

 

Consumers who have purchased the product affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

 

Consumers with questions may contact Natural Life Pet Products at (888) 279-9420 from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard time, Monday through Friday, or by email at [email protected] for more information.

 

 

Source: FDA