Sunshine Mills, a producer of several animal feed brands, recalls three of its puppy and dog food products and mentions potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to "serious health problems", including kidney failure.
The affected brands are Evolve, Sportsman's Pride and Triumph, the company said in a statement that is also posted on the website of the US Food and Drug Administration.
"Vitamin D, when consumed at a very high level, can cause serious health problems in dogs, including kidney dysfunction," the company said. Symptoms include vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst and urination, excessive drinking and weight loss.
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Consumers who have purchased the recalled products can return them to the seller for a refund.
No other Evolve of Sportsman Pride or Triumph products are affected, the company said.
Several other manufacturers have recently issued dog food recalls for potentially high levels of vitamin D, including Elm Pet Foods, which, according to the company's website, uses Sunshine Mills.
Similar recalls have been issued by ANF Inc., Nutrisca, Natural Life, and the Lidl grocery chain (for Orlando Food Dog Food).
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The full list of recalls is available on the FDA website.
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