Hills Prescription Diet and Science Diet Expands Recall

  • Manufacturer: Hill’s Pet Nutrition, LLC
  • Date: March 20, 2019
  • Cause: Excessive vitamin D
  • Product(s) Affected: Selected canned dog foods
  • Annoucement: Hill’s Pet Nutrition are expanding its voluntary recall of specific canned dog foods.

What’s Being Recalled?

All of the products affected by this recall were sold and distributed nationwide across multiple retail pet stores and veterinary clinics.

The following products were previously affected by this recall:

  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® c/d® Multicare Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 3384
  • Lot Code: 102020T10, 102020T25
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® i/d® Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 3389
  • Lot Code: 102020T04, 102020T10, 102020T19, 102020T20
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® i/d® Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 5.5oz
  • SKU: 3390
  • Lot Code: 102020T11, 112020T23, 122020T07
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine 5.5oz
  • SKU: 5403
  • Lot Code: 102020T17, 112020T22
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® g/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7006
  • Lot Code: 112020T19, 112020T20
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® i/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7008
  • Lot Code: 092020T30, 102020T07, 102020T11, 112020T22, 112020T23
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® j/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7009
  • Lot Code: 112020T20
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® k/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7010
  • Lot Code: 102020T10, 102020T11
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7017
  • Lot Code: 092020T30, 102020T11, 102020T12
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® z/d® Canine 13oz
  • SKU: 7018
  • Lot Code: 102020T04, 112020T22
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® Metabolic + Mobility Canine Vegetable & Tuna Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10086
  • Lot Code: 102020T05, 102020T26
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® w/d® Canine Vegetable & Chicken Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10129
  • Lot Code: 102020T04, 102020T21
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® i/d® Low Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10423
  • Lot Code: 102020T17, 102020T19, 112020T04
  • Product: Hill’s® Prescription Diet® Derm Defense® Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10509
  • Lot Code: 102020T05
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Small & Toy Breed Chicken & Barley Entrée Dog Food 5.8oz
  • SKU: 4969
  • Lot Code: 102020T18
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Puppy Chicken & Barley Entrée 13oz
  • SKU: 7036
  • Lot Code: 102020T12
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult Chicken & Barley Entrée Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7037
  • Lot Code: 102020T13, 102020T14, 112020T23, 112020T24
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult Turkey & Barley Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7038
  • Lot Code: 102020T06
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult Chicken & Beef Entrée Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7040
  • Lot Code: 102020T13
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult Light with Liver Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7048
  • Lot Code: 112020T19
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Chicken & Barley Entrée Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7055
  • Lot Code: 092020T31, 102020T13
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Beef & Barley Entrée Dog Food 13oz
  • SKU: 7056
  • Lot Code: 092020T31, 112020T20, 112020T24
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Turkey & Barley Entrée 13oz
  • SKU: 7057
  • Lot Code: 112020T19
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew dog food 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10452
  • Lot Code: 102020T14, 102020T21
  • Product: Hill’s® Science Diet® Adult 7+ Youthful Vitality Chicken & Vegetable Stew dog food 12.5oz
  • SKU: 10763
  • Lot Code: 102020T04, 102020T05, 112020T11

The following products are the additional products affected by this recall:

  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet k/d Kidney Care with Lamb Canned Dog Food 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 2697
  • Lot Code: 102020T25
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Urinary Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 3384
  • Lot Code: 092020T29
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet c/d Multicare Urinary Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 5.5 oz, 24-pack
  • SKU: 3388
  • Lot Code: 102020T18
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 3389
  • Lot Code: 092020T28, 102020T24, 102020T25
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew 5.5 oz, 24-pack
  • SKU: 3391
  • Lot Code: 092020T27
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Digestive Care Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 10423
  • Lot Code: 092020T27, 092020T28, 092020T24
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet g/d Aging Care Turkey Flavor Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7006
  • Lot Code: 092020T22
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet w/d Digestive/Weight/Glucose Management Vegetable & Chicken Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 10129
  • Lot Code: 112020T11, 112020T05
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet w/d Digestive/Weight/Glucose Management with Chicken Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7017
  • Lot Code: 102020T24, 102020T25, 112020T09, 112020T10
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet r/d Canine 12.3 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7014
  • Lot Code: 092020T21, 102020T27, 102020T28
  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet Digestive Care with Turkey Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7008
  • Lot Code: 092020T21
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult Chicken & Barley Entrée Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7037
  • Lot Code: 092020T22
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult Beef & Barley Entrée Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7039
  • Lot Code: 092020T31, 102020T21
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult Chicken & Beef Entrée Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7040
  • Lot Code: 112020T10, 112020T11
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ Beef & Barley Entrée Canned Dog Food, 13 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 7056
  • Lot Code: 102020T28
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Roasted Chicken, Carrots & Spinach Stew Dog Food, 12.5 oz cans, 12-pack
  • SKU: 10449
  • Lot Code: 092020T28
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Healthy Cuisine Adult Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 10451
  • Lot Code: 102020T28
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Healthy Cuisine Adult 7+ Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 10452
  • Lot Code: 102020T28
  • Product: Hill’s Science Diet Adult Perfect Weight Chicken & Vegetable Entrée Dog Food 12.8 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 2975
  • Lot Code: 092020T28

Additional food was included by the FDA on May 17, 2019.

  • Product: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Digestive Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew Canned Dog Food, 12.5 oz, 12-pack
  • SKU: 3389
  • Lot Code: 102020T21

Click here for the announcement made on March 21, 2019, by the FDA.

Please see the below illustration which demonstrates where the information is on the recalled products.

Elevated Vitamin D

Dogs that digested large amounts of vitamin D may demonstrate loss of appetite, excessive drooling, weight loss, vomiting, increased thirst, and increased urine.

If left untreated, dogs can develop serious health conditions such as renal failure.

Pet owners who believe their dog has consumed too much vitamin D should consult their veterinarian immediately.

What Do I Do Now?

Pet owners who purchased the products with the specific lot codes or SKU listed should dispose of the products appropriately and discontinue feeding them to their pets.

Consumers with questions can contact Hill’s Consumer Affairs at 800-445-5777.

U.S citizens that wish to report a complaint about FDA-regulated pet food must do so via their consumer complaint coordinator in their local area.

Alternatively, go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Any Canadian citizens wishing to report any health and safety concerns relating to this product by filling in the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

You can go back to our list of dog food recalls in the U.S.