Voluntary dog food recall expands to some canned products

Possible Toxic Vitamin D Levels Prompts Massive Dog Food Recall

The dog food recall over possible dangerous levels of vitamin D now includes at least one brand of canned dog food.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling some of its canned dog food products “due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.”

The company said that the food was distributed through retail stores and vet clinics across the country. None of their dry foods, cat foods or treats are affected.

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Those who purchased the product with the specific lot/date codes listed should discontinue feeding and dispose of those products immediately. To have discarded products replaced at no cost, please contact Hill’s via its website or at 1-800-445-5777.

  • Hill's® Prescription Diet® c/d® Multicare Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz SKU Number: 3384
  • Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T10
  • Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T25

The symptoms of vitamin D toxicity in dogs include vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss.

The Food and Drug Administration launched an investigation into the presence of elevated and potentially toxic levels of the vitamin in dry dog food last year, after receiving complaints from pet owners about dogs suffering from vitamin D toxicity.

The recall had previously included some dry foods including: