Vitamin D is an essential nutrient in a dog’s diet, but consuming high levels can be fatal.

On August 13, 2021, Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company of Monroe, Washington, issued a voluntary recall of approximately 51,000 packages of Simply Nourish frozen dog food due to elevated levels of Vitamin D.

The recall was initiated after a routine nutrition test found elevated levels of Vitamin D in certain Simply Nourish frozen dog food products.
No illnesses have been reported but consumers are urged to stop feeding the products listed below.

What Is Recalled?
The recalled dog food varieties were sold in 2lb and 4.5lb packages across specific date ranges and were distributed in PetSmart stores nationwide.
Affected Simply Nourish frozen food products were distributed at select PetSmart stores nationwide.

Products are packaged in 2lb and 4.5lb packages across specific date ranges. A full list of affected products is below:

Recalled Simply Nourish Frozen Dog Food
Simply Nourish Frozen Chicken & Veggies
2lb package
UPC: 73725792262
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Chicken & Veggies
4.5lb package
UPC: 73725792264
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Beef & Barley
2lb package
UPC: 73725792266
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Beef & Barley
4.5lb package
UPC: 73725792267
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Turkey & Sweet Potato
2lb package
UPC: 73725792260
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Turkey & Sweet Potato
4.5lb package
UPC: 73725792263
Best by range: 11/10/2022-1/12/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Pork & Veggies
2lb package
UPC: 73725792079
Best by range: 8/26/2022-1/13/2023

Simply Nourish Frozen Pork & Veggies
4.5lb package
UPC: 73725792078
Best by range: 8/26/2022-1/13/2023

Symptoms Of Vitamin D Toxicity In Dogs
– vomiting
– decreased appetite
– weight loss
– increased drinking and urination
– excessively drooling

The FDA states, “Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, so unlike water-soluble vitamins when a dog or another animal gets too much, the excess is not rapidly excreted in his or her urine. Instead, it’s stored in fat tissue and the liver. Excessive vitamin D can lead to kidney failure and even death.”

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