By: Kyle Nazario, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The company said it had found an issue with its vitamin premix used in canned dog food for the Jan. 31 recall. In Wednesday’s announcement, the company said there are more products affected.
Some of the products included in the recall are:
Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Lamb Canned Dog Food, 13oz, 12-pack
Hill’s Science Diet Adult Perfect Weight Chicken & Vegetable Entrée Dog Food 12 x 12.8oz cans
Hill’s Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Urinary Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 5.5oz, 24-pack
Hill’s Prescription Diet i/dLow Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew 24 x 5.5oz cans
Hill’s Prescription Diet r/d Canine 12 x 12.3oz, cans
Hill’s Science Diet Adult Beef & Barley Entrée Canned Dog Food, 13oz, 12-pack
Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Roasted Chicken, Carrots & Spinach Stew Dog Food 12 x 12.5oz cans
Hill’s Science Diet Healthy Cuisine Adult Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5oz, 12-pack
Hill’s Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz
A full list of recalled products is available on Hills’ site.
“We understand that this recall has caused pet parents considerable anxiety and that the well-being of their pet may have been affected,” according to a Hill’s press release.
To combat the challenge, the company is expanding operating hours of its consultation service and will pay for diagnostic screening for toxic vitamin D levels. It will also reimburse pet owners for medical costs involved with eating the affected food.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs. If too much is consumed, however, it can cause vomiting, loss of appetite, or increased drooling, thirst or urination.
To contact Hill’s, call 1–800–445–5777. To discuss a medical case, call 1–800–548–8387.