Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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PetMD Editorial
Published: November 28, 2018

Company: Evolve, Sportsman's Pride, and Triumph

Brand Name: Sunshine Mills Inc. 

Recall Date: 11/27/2018

Product Names/UPCs:

Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food 14 lbs. (UPC: 0-73657-00862-0)

Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food 28 lbs. (UPC: 0-73657-00863-7)

Sportsman's Pride Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food 40 lbs. (UPC: 0-70155-10566-0)

Sportsman's Pride Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food 40 lbs. (UPC: 0-70155-10564-0)

Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food 3.5 lbs. (UPC: 0-73657-00873-6)

Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food 16 lbs. (UPC: 0-73657-00874-3)

Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food 30 lbs. (UPC: 0-73657-00875-0)

Best By Date Code: 11/01/2018-11/08/2018

The above products were distributed in retail stores within the United States as well as some export distributors in Japan, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Israel, Canada and South Korea.

Reason for Recall:

Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of select products of Evolve® Puppy, Sportsman’s Pride® Large Breed Puppy and Triumph® Chicken and Rice Dog Food (reference above) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. 

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 any of the products affected by this recall should dispose of it or return it to the retailer for a full refund.

There are no other Evolve®, Sportsman’s Pride® or Triumph® products affected by this recall. 

Consumers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service at (800) 705-2111 from 7AM to 4PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at for additional information.