Purina Issues Pet Food Recall — Animals Could Die if Food Ingested Over Long Period of Time
Check to see if you have these products. Some side effects of eating too much food with elevated vitamin D levels include lack of interest in eating and joint stiffness.
Due to potentially elevated vitamin D levels, Land O’Lakes Purina Feed issued a voluntary recall on some of its pet food this past Friday.
Elevated vitamin D levels may cause death to animals and fish if ingested for extended periods of time. Other side effects include: lack of interest in eating, weight loss and possible joint stiffness, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release.
Although no customer complaints have been received, the following products are being recalled as a precaution:
- WellSolve W/C (Item #: 0066925)
- WellSolve W/G (Item #: 0046451)
- Game Fish Chow (Item #: 0001363)
- Catfish 32 (Item #: 0040967)
- Catfish Chow (Item #: 0007136)
- Minnow Chow (Item #: 0006569)
The pet food was distributed nationwide starting April 2, 2012 through May 8, 2012.
Customers are asked to return any remaining products to their local store or dealer for a refund. For more information on the recall, call Land O’Lakes customer service at 1-800-522-3354.