Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food and Natural Life Pet Products Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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By Kendall Curley    November 05, 2018 at 07:34PM

Nutrisca Issues Recall of Dry Dog Food and Natural Life Pet Products Dry Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

 

Company: Nutrisca

Brand Name: Nutrisca and Natural Life Pet Products

Recall Date: 11/2/2018

 

 

Nutrisca Dry Dog Food

 

Product: Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food, 4 lbs (UPC: 8-84244-12495-7)

Best By Date Code: 2/25/2020-9/13/2020

Distributed to retail stores nationwide.

 

Product: Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food, 15 lbs (UPC: 8-84244-12795-8)

Best By Date Code: 2/25/2020-9/13/2020

Distributed to retail stores nationwide.

 

Product: Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food, 15 lbs (UPC: 8-84244-12895-5)

Best By Date Code: 2/25/2020-9/13/2020

Distributed to retail stores nationwide.

 

 

Natural Life Pet Products Dry Dog Food

 

Product: Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food, 15 lbs (UPC: 0-12344-08175-1)

Best By Date Code: 5/29/2020-8/10/2020

Distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and California.

 

Reason for Recall:

Nutrisca 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.

 

 

What to Do:

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

Consumers who have purchased any of the products 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 Nutrisca 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