Recalled: Hill’s Science Diet and Prescription Diet Canned Dog Foods (UPDATED)

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has recalled a wide variety of canned dog foods because of potentially elevated Vitamin D levels.

Hill's Science Diet recall
Here’s how to find the SKU and lot number on each can of Hill’s Science Diet or Prescription Diet.

Maker: Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Cause: Elevated levels of Vitamin D
Announcement: FDA announcement dated Jan. 31, 2019 (archived here); company “product list” page dated Jan. 31, 2019 and updated March 20, 2019 (archived here) and May 15, 2019
What was recalled: The full list of recalled dog foods appears below.

Hill’s Prescription Diet (canned dog food only):
  • c/d Multicare Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #3384, Lot #092020T29, or 102020T10 or 102020T25
  • c/d Multicare Urinary Care Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 5.5 oz., 24-pack, SKU #3388, Lot #102020T18
  • g/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7006, Lot #092020T22, or 112020T19, or 112020T20
  • i/d Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #3389, Lot #092020T28, or 102020T24, or 102020T25, or 102020T04, or 102020T10, or 102020T19, or 102020T20, or 102020T21
  • i/d Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 5.5 oz., SKU #3390, Lot #102020T11, or 112020T23, or 122020T07
  • i/d Low Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10423, Lot #092020T27, or 092020T28, or 092020T24, or 102020T17, or 102020T19, or 112020T04
  • i/d Low Fat Canine Rice, Vegetable & Chicken Stew, 5.5 oz., 24-pack, SKU #3391, Lot #092020T27
  • i/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7008, Lot #092020T21, or 092020T30, or 102020T07, or 102020T11, or 112020T22, or 112020T23
  • j/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7009, Lot #112020T20
  • k/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7010, Lot #102020T10 or 102020T11
  • k/d Kidney Care With Lamb, 13 oz., 12-pack, SKU #2697, Lot #102020T25
  • r/d Canine, 12.3 oz. cans, 12-pack, SKU #7014, Lot #092020T28, or 102020T27, or 102020T28
  • w/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7017, Lot #102020T24, or 102020T25, or 112020T09, or 112020T10, or 092020T30, or 102020T11, or 102020T12
  • w/d Canine Vegetable & Chicken Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10129, Lot #112020T11, or 112020T05, or 102020T04, or 102020T21
  • z/d Canine, 13 oz., SKU #7018, Lot #102020T04 or 112020T22
  • z/d Canine, 5.5 oz., SKU #5403, Lot #102020T17 or 112020T22
  • Metabolic + Mobility Canine Vegetable & Tuna Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10086, Lot #102020T05 or 102020T26
  • Derm Defense Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10509, Lot #102020T05
Hill’s Science Diet (canned dog food only):
  • Puppy Chicken & Barley Entrée, 13 oz., SKU #7036, Lot #102020T12
  • Adult Beef & Barley Entrée, 13 oz., 12-pack, SKU #7039, Lot #092020T31 or 102020T21
  • Adult Chicken & Barley Entrée, 13 oz., SKU #7037, Lot #092020T22, or 102020T13, or 102020T14, or 112020T23, or 112020T24
  • Adult Turkey & Barley, 13 oz., SKU #7038, Lot #102020T06
  • Adult Chicken & Beef Entrée, 13 oz., SKU #7040, Lot #112020T10, or 112020T11, or 102020T13
  • Adult Light With Liver, 13 oz., SKU #7048, Lot #112020T19
  • Adult Perfect Weight Chicken & Vegetable Entrée, 12.8 oz., 12-pack, SKU #2975, Lot #092020T28
  • Adult 7+ Chicken & Barley Entrée, 13o oz., SKU #7055, Lot #092020T31 or 102020T13
  • Adult 7+ Beef & Barley Entrée, 13 oz., SKU #7056, Lot #102020T28, or 092020T31, or 112020T20, or 112020T24
  • Adult 7+ Turkey & Barley Entrée, 13 oz., SKU #7057, Lot #112020T19
  • Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10452, Lot #102020T28, or 102020T14, or 102020T21
  • Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Braised Beef, Carrots & Peas Stew, 12.5 oz., 12-pack, SKU #10451, Lot #102020T28
  • Adult 7+ Healthy Cuisine Roasted Chicken, Carrots & Spinach Stew, 12.5 oz., 12-pack, SKU #10449, Lot #092020T28
  • Adult 7+ Youthful Vitality Chicken & Vegetable Stew, 12.5 oz., SKU #10763, Lot #102020T04, or 102020T05, or 112020T11
  • Adult 7+ Small & Toy Breed Chicken & Barley Entrée, 5.8 oz., SKU #4969, Lot #102020T18

The above list was updated on March 21, 2019, about 2 months after the initial recall announcement. Then, on May 15, 2019, the company again expanded its recall of Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Canine Chicken & Vegetable Stew 12.5oz (SKU 3389) to include Lot #102020T21.

All of the canned dog foods with these specific lot codes are being recalled because they may contain too much Vitamin D. According to the FDA, “While Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues.”

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The dog foods were distributed across the United States through retail stores and veterinary clinics. Importantly, no dry foods and no cat foods or treats are being recalled.

If you purchased any of the affected products above, dispose of them and contact Hill’s Pet Nutrition for a refund by calling 1-800-445-5777 during business hours or by emailing the company.

Of special note to anyone outside of the United States:

“Impacted products outside of the United States will be subject to separate notices on the country-specific website. If you are outside of the United States, please check your own country’s Hill’s website for more information.”

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There were more recalls in 2019. See the previous one:

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