Brand of dry dog food recalled due to possible Vitamin D toxicity

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Nutrisca is recalling its dry dog food over the potential for vitamin D toxicity.

The brand of dog food is made in St. Louis, Missouri but is distributed nationwide.

The bags affected have a best by date code of February 25, 2020 through September 13, 2020

  • 4 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food -- Bag UPC: 8-84244-12495-7
  • 15 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food -- Bag UPC: 8-84244-12795-8
  • 28 lbs Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food -- Bag UPC: 8-84244-12895-5

"Consumers should stop feeding the products 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," according to the FDA.

Vitamin D consumption at high levels can lead to renal dysfunction.

Consumers with these products should either dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase.