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Elevated Vitamin D Levels Trigger Purina and PMI Recall

Two major manufacturers, Purina Products and PMI Nutrition International, have recalled several lots of animal feed due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D.  Both companies are voluntarily recalling select products due to sample testing that revealed increased levels of vitamin D. No consumer complaints have been filed with either company to date.

Elevated levels of vitamin D can be harmful to animals if ingested for an extended period of time. Animals that ingest foods with elevated levels of vitamin D are susceptible to reduction in appetite, weight loss, joint stiffness and even death.

For a complete list of affected Purina products, click here. Consumers can also contact Purina at 1-800-522-3354. For a complete list of PMI Nutrition products affected by the recall, click here or contact 1-855-863-0421 x224.

References:

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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