Dog Food Recall Of September 2016 By Addiction

Dog Food Recall Of September 2016 By Addiction

September 8, 2016 – Addiction Foods of Seattle is voluntarily recalling some of its New Zealand Brushtail and Vegetable and New Zealand Venison and Apple canned dog foods due to elevated levels of Vitamin A plus a variance in calcium/phosphorous ratios.

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Company: Addiction Foods of Seattle, WA.

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Brands: 

  • Addiction New Zealand Brushtail and Vegetables Canned Dog Food Entrée
  • Addiction New Zealand Venison and Apples Canned Dog Food Entrée

Recalled products:

Here is the information on the recalled products:

  • Addiction New Zealand Brushtail and Vegetables Canned Dog Food Entrée
    Size: 13.8oz/390g
    UPC Code: 8 885004 070028
    Lot Number: 8940:02Dec2018
    Expiration Date: December 2018
  • Addiction New Zealand Venison and Apples Canned Dog Food Entrée
    Size: 13.8oz/390g
    UPC Code: 8 885004 070462
    Lot Number: 8936:01Dec2018
    Expiration Date: December 2018

Why recalled? Due to elevated levels of Vitamin A and a slight variance in calcium/phosphorous ratios.

Note:

  • The recalled product was shipped to select distributors and online retailers between February 11, 2016 and March 19, 2016.
  • No other products by Addiction Pet Food are affected by this recall and no animal health concerns are reported yet.
  • The company claims, ‘Addiction Food’s top priority is the safety and quality of its products and the affected lots do not meet its quality standards’.
  • They also say they are taking immediate action and implementing additional operating procedures to prevent a similar issue from occurring in the future.

What to do?

  • If you have purchased these recalled products, you should discontinue feeding these to your pets.
  • Any unused affected products can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.
  • Consumers may contact the company at 425-251-0330, Monday thru Friday 9am to 5pm PST. Or via email at info@addictionfoods.com
  • U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area. Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints
  • Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

About High levels of vitamins:

  • Being exposed to higher levels of vitamin A for an extended period of time can cause adverse health consequences especially in young animals that are still growing.
  • If dogs are fed only these products for about 60 days, you are going to see the symptom of decreased appetite.

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