Posted February 5, 2019

Hill's Science Diet, Prescription Diet Dog Food Recalled Due to Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity

Recall Expanded (3/20/19): This recall was expanded to include additional products. See the updated recall notice on the FDA's website for the expanded list of recalled products. 

On January 31, 2019, Hill's Pet Nutrition issued a recall of certain can of Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet dog food due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.

Dogs consuming elevated levels of vitamin D may have symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. Very high levels of vitamin D can lead to serious health issues in dogs including renal dysfunction.

The recalled dog food canned dog foods were distributed through retail pet stores and veterinary clinics nationwide. No dry foods, cat foods, or treats are affected.
  • Hill's Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 3384, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T10, 102020T25

  • Hill's Prescription Diet i/d Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 3389, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T04, 102020T10, 102020T19, 102020T20

  • Hill's Prescription Diet i/d Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew (5.5 oz.), SKU: 3390, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T11, 112020T23, 122020T07

  • Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Canine (5.5 oz.), SKU: 5403, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T17, 112020T22

  • Hill's Prescription Diet g/d Canine (13 oz.), SKU: 7006, Lot Code/Date Code: 112020T19, 112020T20

  • Hill's Prescription Diet i/d Canine 13oz (13 oz.), SKU: 7008, Lot Code/Date Code: 092020T30, 102020T07, 102020T11, 112020T22, 112020T23

  • Hill's Prescription Diet j/d Canine (13 oz.), SKU: 7009, Lot Code/Date Code: 112020T20

  • Hill's Prescription Diet k/d Canine (13 oz.), SKU: 7010, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T10, 102020T11

  • Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Canine (13 oz.), SKU: 7017, Lot Code/Date Code: 092020T30, 102020T11, 102020T12

  • Hill's Prescription Diet z/d Canine (13 oz.), SKU: 7018, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T04, 112020T22

  • Hill's Prescription Diet Metabolic + Mobility Canine Vegetable & Tuna Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10086, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T05, 102020T26

  • Hill's Prescription Diet w/d Canine Vegetable & Chicken Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10129, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T04, 102020T21

  • Hill's Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10423, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T17, 102020T19, 112020T04

  • Hill's Prescription Diet Derm Defense Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10509, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T05

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Small & Toy Breed Chicken & Barley Entrée Dog Food (5.8 oz.), SKU: 4969, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T18

  • Hill's Science Diet Puppy Chicken & Barley Entree (13 oz.), SKU: 7036, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T12

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult Chicken & Barley Entree Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7037, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T13, 102020T14, 112020T23, 112020T24

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult Turkey & Barley Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7038, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T06

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult Chicken & Beef Entrée Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7040, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T13

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult Light with Liver Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7048, Lot Code/Date Code: 112020T19

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Chicken & Barley Entree Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7055, Lot Code/Date Code: 092020T31, 102020T13

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Beef & Barley Entree Dog Food (13 oz.), SKU: 7056, Lot Code/Date Code: 092020T31, 112020T20, 112020T24

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Turkey & Barley Entree (13 oz.), SKU: 7057, Lot Code/Date Code: 112020T19

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew dog food (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10452, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T14, 102020T21

  • Hill's Science Diet Adult 7+ Youthful Vitality Chicken & Vegetable Stew dog food (12.5 oz.), SKU: 10763, Lot Code/Date Code: 102020T04, 102020T05, 112020T11

Consumers who have purchase the recalled canned dog foods should discontinue feeding and dispose of those products immediately or return unopened product to your retailer for a refund.

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