FDA Expands Recall Dog Food for Toxic Levels of Vitamin D

An issue that was affecting numerous dog food brands in 2018 has expanded in the new year. The Food and Drug Administration’s recall of dry dog foods for potentially dangerous levels of vitamin D now affects 9 different brands and more than 12 different types of food, reports FOX 8. The FDA first issued the recall in early December after the federal agency received complaints about canines experiencing vitamin D toxicity after eating certain dry dog foods.

Here are some of the products under recall, although the FDA is warning this is an incomplete list and subject to change: 

-Nutrisca - Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food – 4-pound bags, 15- pound bags and 28-pound bags 

-Natural Life Pet Products - Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food – 17.5-pound bags 

-Sunshine Mills, Inc. - Evolve Chicken & Rice Puppy Dry Dog Food – 14-pound bags and 28-pound bags, Sportsman’s Pride Large Breed Puppy Dry Dog Food – 40-pound bags, Triumph Chicken & Rice Recipe Dry Dog Food -ANF, Inc. 

-ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food – 3 kilogram bags and 7.5 kilogram bags 

-Lidl (Orlando brand) - Orlando Grain-Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food 

-Kroger - Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe Dog Food – 4-pound bags, 14-pound bags and 24-pound bags 

-ELM Pet Foods, Inc. - ELM Chicken and Chickpea Recipe – 3-pound bags, 28-pound bags, ELM K9 Naturals Chicken Recipe – 40-pound bags 

-Ahold Delhaize - Nature’s Promise Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food – 14-pound bags, 28-pound bags and 4-pound bags, Nature’s Place Real Country Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food – 5-pound bags and 15-pound bags 

The recalled dog foods were sold nationwide. The FDA is urging pet owners to check for these brands and to stop feeding their dogs this food immediately.

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