Dog Food Recall Of September 2016 By Addiction

Dog Food Recall Of September 2016 By Addiction

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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