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Cargill Animal Nutrition Conducts Regional Recall of Select Animal Feed Products
Tim Loesch, 952-742-6910
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 14, 2011 - Cargill Animal Nutrition today announced a voluntary recall of select regional poultry, calf, and whole and cracked corn products due to aflatoxin levels that were detected above the acceptable limit. The affected animal feed products were manufactured at Cargill’s Lecompte, Louisiana, facility between Sept. 6, 2011, and Dec. 1, 2011.
Affected products are:
|Code||Product Name||Weight||Date Code|
|10568-B||SHOWMASTER PREMIUM SHOW CALF GROWER||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91577||NATUREWISE CHICK STARTER GROWER 18% CRUMBLES||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91577-25||NATUREWISE CHICK STARTER GROWER 18% CRUMBLES||25||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91585||NATUREWISE MEATBIRD 22% CRUMBLES||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91585-40||NATUREWISE MEATBIRD 22% CRUMBLES||40||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91868||NATUREWISE CLEANED CRACKED CORN||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|91868-25||NATUREWISE CLEANED CRACKED CORN||25||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|93951||PRODUCER'S PRIDE CRACKED CORN||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|93952||PRODUCER'S PRIDE WHOLE CORN||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|93971||DUMOR CHICK STARTER/GROWER 20%||20||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|93975||DUMOR POULTRY GROWER/FINISHER 15%||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
|93978||DUMOR CHICK STARTER/GROWER 20%||50||4K1249 through 4K1335|
The Dumor and Producer’s Pride brands were manufactured by Cargill and distributed at Tractor Supply Company in 43 stores in southern Arkansas, Louisiana, southern Mississippi and eastern Texas. The product has been removed from store shelves and replaced with new product.
All other affected products were distributed in Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. Retailers have already removed the products from store shelves and will replace product soon.
Cargill is implementing this recall as a precautionary measure. Consumers are urged to return listed products – whether in opened or unopened packages — to their place of purchase for a full refund or replacement. For more information, including photos of products involved, consumers can go to http://www.cargill.com/feed/recall or call toll free 1-855-225-1907.
Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product. Animals that have consumed any of the above recalled products and are experiencing adverse health effects should be seen by a veterinarian.
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 138,000 people in 63 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information, visit Cargill.com and its news center .