Mars Petcare UK has issued a recall of some Chappie and Pedigree dry dog foods in the UK due to concerns that they might contain excessive vitamin D.
Only certain batches and pack sizes are affected.
According to the Food Standards Agency, the risk changes depending on how long your dog is exposed to the high level of vitamin D.
Over a few weeks or months, the FSA says that the risk is low. However, over the longer term the situation can get serious. Signs to look out for include:
Very high levels can lead to kidney failure. If you are worried, you should contact your vet.
Check the product name, pack size, batch number, and best before date to see if matches any of the following.
The first step is to stop feeding the food to your dog. After that, Mars Petcare UK have asked that people who have bought the recalled foods get in touch with them directly:
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