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More dog food recalled due to excess Vitamin

4 days ago   |   By Food Safety

Lidl US , in association with Sunshine Mills, and Natural Life Pet Products are recalling additional dry dog foods due to elevated levels of Vitamin D.
Consumers should stop feeding the products listed below. Dogs consuming elevated levels of Vitamin D could exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss.
The following products are included in the voluntary recalls, which are being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration .
Lidl US / Sunshine Mills
Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken &...
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Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

4 days ago   |   By FDA

We regret to inform you that Natural Life® Chicken & Potato dry dog food has been confirmed to contain elevated levels of Vitamin D.
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In Association With Sunshine Mills, Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Orlando Brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

4 days ago   |   By FDA

In association with Sunshine Mills, Lidl is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food because the products may contain elevated levels of Vitamin D.
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Why We Need Vitamin D

Why We Need Vitamin D

4 days ago   |   By Randali Centre

Did you know that Vitamin D is a hormone? In the body, vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is dependent on sun exposure. The UVB rays in sunlight convert cholesterol to vitamin D in the skin. However, as the dangers of UV radiation have become better understood, we are spending less time in the sun and are using sunscreen. Sunscreen protects from the harmful UV rays but it also blocks the skin's conversion of Vitamin D to its active form. A sunscreen with sun protection factor 30 can reduce the body's ability to synthesize vitamin D by 95%. Additionally, after age 20, our skin...
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