Elm Pet Foods, others recall dog food over vitamin D

National News

NEW YORK (AP) — Elm Pet Foods is the latest maker of dog food to issue a recall over elevated levels of vitamin D, which can cause kidney failure at high enough levels.

Similar recalls have been issued by ANF Inc., Sunshine Mills Inc., Natural Life Pet Products, and Nutrisca over the last month.

Elm and others urge consumers to either dispose of or return several types of chicken and chickpea recipe dog food. They also urge dog owners to contact their veterinarian if the food was eaten.

Symptoms of vitamin D toxicity include vomiting, weight loss, increased urination, and excessive thirst.

The following is a list of the affected brands and flavors:

  • Nutrisca
    • Chicken and chickpea dry dog food
  • Natural Life Pet Products
    • Chicken and potato dry dog food
  • Sunshine Mills, Inc.
    • Evolve chicken and rice puppy dry dog food
    • Sportsman’s pride large breed puppy dry dog food
    • Triumph chicken and rice recipe dry dog food
  • ANF, Inc.
    • ANF Lamb and rice dry dog food
  • Lidl (Orlando Brand)
    • Orlando grain-free chicken and chickpea superfood recipe dog food
  • Kroger
    • Abound chicken and brown rice recipe dog food
  • ELM Pet Foods, INC
    • ELM chicken and chickpea recipe
    • ELM K9 naturals chicken recipe
  • Ahnold Delhaize
    • Nature’s promise chicken and brown rice dog food
    • Nature’s place real country chicken and brown rice dog food

Specific details on individual brands can be found at https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/RecallsWithdrawals/default.htm

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