The Food and Drug Administration reported a recall on Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental dog food earlier this week after two confirmed cases of dogs becoming sick after consuming the product.
This particular dog food has elevated levels of Vitamin D. According to the FDA, the vitamin is usually beneficial for dogs but too much can lead to toxicity. Toxicity might include vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination and can even be fatal.
Pet owners who purchased bags of the product listed below are asked to immediately stop feeding and throw it away in a container where NO other animals can get to it - even wildlife.
Bags with the following UPC and production codes should be immediately discarded, according to the company:
- Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental 8-lb. and 20-lb. bags
- UPC Codes: 38100 19190 (8-lb. bag), 38100 19192 (20-lb. bag)
- Production codes (first 8 characters matching any of the following): 2249 1082; 2250 1082; 2276 1082; 2277 1082; 2290 1082; 2360 1082; 2361 and 1082