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And another dog food recall!

This time it’s Harris Teeter of Mathews

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November 19, 2018 — Harris Teeter of Matthews, NC, is recallingAbound Chicken and Rice Dog Food due to elevated levels of vitamin D, which may cause renal failure.

No graphic was supplied with the official bulletin.

The following image was retrieved from the internet and is provided in good faith by The Dog Food Advisor.

The graphic below may or may not be an accurate representation of the actual recalled product.

What’s Recalled?

    The following products are being recalled by Harris Teeter.

  • Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food
    Size: 4 lb package
    UPC Code: UPC 0001111083556
  • Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Dog Food
    Size: 14 lb package
    UPC Code: 0001111083573

Batch information and Best By dates were not provided by the company in its recall bulletin.

About Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
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.

Vitamin D, when consumed at very high levels, can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction.

Customers with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed above and are exhibiting any of these symptoms, should contact their veterinarian.

What to Do?

Harris Teeter has removed the recalled products from its shelves.

If you purchased these items, please do not allow your pet to consume them. Instead, return them to your Harris Teeter store for a full refund.

Customers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service (the maker) at 800-705-2111 from 7 am to 4 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.

Or by email at customer.service@sunshinemills.com for additional information.

U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

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I don’t know what to make of these. Part of me thinks there are too many dog-food recalls and part of me thinks it is much better that we have this service. Oh well.