ALERT – Cargill Pet Food Recall

The following alert of a recall was sent out by the FDA.

Cargill Animal Nutrition recalls River Run and Marksman dry dog food due to aflatoxin levels above acceptable limits. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s Lecompte, Louisiana facility between December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2011. The affected products are:

Professional Formula River Run HI-NRG 24-20 Dog Food 50 lb. bags

River Run Professional Formula Dog Food 27-18 50 lb. bags

River Run 21% Protein 40 & 50 lb. bags

River Run Hi-Pro No-Soy 40 & 50 lb. bags

Marksman Dog Food 24% Protein 20% Fat 40 lb. bags

Marksman Dog Food 20% Protein 10% Fat 40 & 50 lb. bags

Marksman Dog Food 28% Protein 18% Fat 40 & 50 lb. bags

The recall applies to the above products with the following Packaging Date Code (Lot numbers): 4K0335 through 4K0365; LL0335 through LL0365; 4K1001 through 4K1335; LL1001 through LL1335.

These products were distributed in Kansas, Missouri, Northeast Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana, Southern Illinois, Hawaii, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, parts of Florida and California.

Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by product. Pets that have consumed any of these products and exhibit sluggishness and lethargy combined with reluctance to eat, vomiting, yellowish tint to eyes or gums or diarrhea should be seen by a veterinarian. No illnesses have been reported as of 8/12/11.

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