Certain Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets El Elemental dog foods are being recalled because they may contain high levels of vitamin D, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported on February 8, 2023.

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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental dog food may contain high levels of vitamin D, The US Food and Drug Administration announced this weekadding that it has identified two confirmed cases of dogs falling ill after consuming the product.

The vitamin is generally beneficial for dogs, according to the FDA, but too much leads to vitamin D toxicity, which can include vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination and drooling. excessive leading to renal dysfunction.

The recalled dry dog ​​food was distributed in the United States by prescription only through veterinary clinics, Purina Vet Direct, Purina for Professionals and other select retailers with the ability to validate a prescription.

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UPC codes to look up

Bags with the following UPC and production codes should be discarded immediately, according to the company:

  • Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Elemental EL 8 lbs. and 20 pounds. Bags
  • UPC Codes: 38100 19190 (8lb bag), 38100 19192 (20lb bag)
  • Production codes (first 8 characters corresponding to one of the following): 2249 1082; 2250 1082; 2276 1082; 2277 1082; 2290 1082; 2360 1082; 2361 and 1082

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