Natural Life Pet Products (St Louis, MO) is voluntarily recalling its Chicken & Potato dry dog food in 17.5 lb bags. The recall was issued for the presence of elevated levels of Vitamin D.
Why the Recall
The recall was issued after an investigation of complaints from 3 pet owners for Vitamin D toxicity after consumption. The investigation revealed a formulation error led to the elevated levels.
The Recall: What and Where
The recall specifically involves:
- The 17.5 lbs Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food
- A bag UPC of 0-12344-08175-1
- A Best By Date of May 29, 2020 – August 10, 2020 (found on the back or bottom of the bag)
The recalled dog food was distributed to retail stores in:
- North and South Carolina
What You Should Know About Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
Dogs who eat elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit the following symptoms:
- Loss of appetite
- Increased thirst
- Increased urination
- Excessive drooling
- Weight loss
When consumed at very high levels, dogs can face serious health issues including renal dysfunction.
What to do Next
Consumers should immediately contact their veterinarian if their dogs have consumed this recalled product and are exhibiting the symptoms listed above.
The affected product should be thrown away or returned to the purchase place for a full refund.
Consumers with any questions should contact Natural Life Pet Products at 888-279-9420 (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm CST) or via email at ConsumerServices@Nutrisca.com for more information.