More dog food recalled due to excess Vitamin D

This story by Phyllis Entis first appeared in Food Safety News and is reposted here with permission

Lidl US (Lidl), in association with Sunshine Mills, and Natural Life Pet Products (Natural Life) are recalling additional dry dog foods due to elevated levels of Vitamin D.

Consumers should stop feeding the products listed below. Dogs consuming elevated levels of Vitamin D could exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss.

The following products are included in the voluntary recalls, which are being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Lidl US / Sunshine Mills

Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food:- Lidl product number 215662; Lot numbers TI1 3 Mar 2019, TB2 21 Mar 2019, TB3 21 Mar 2019, TA2 19 Apr 2019, TB1 15 May 2019, and TB2 15 May 2019; manufactured between March 3, 2018 and May 15, 2018

Natural Life Pet Products

Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food:- 17.5-lb bags; UPC 0-12344-08175-1; Best by dates December 4, 2019 through August 10, 2010

Lidl has removed the Orlando brand dog food from its stores.

The Natural Life product dog food was distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and California.

Both companies are asking customers who have purchased any of these products to discard the food or return it for a full refund.

Lidl customers who have questions about this recall should call the Lidl US Customer Care Hotline at 1-844-747-5435 (8 am-9 pm Eastern time 7 days a week).

Consumers with questions about the Natural Life recall may contact the company at (888) 279-9420 from 8 AM to 5 PM Central Standard time, Monday through Friday, or by email at for more information.


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