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Purina Animal Nutrition LLC Recalls Poultry Feeds Due to
Potential Health Risk

 

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-245-5333

Media:
Rebecca Lentz
651-375-5949

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 16, 2014 - The Purina Animal Nutrition LLC feed plant in Portland, Ore., has initiated a limited recall of certain poultry feeds due to the potential for lower-than-expected vitamin and trace mineral levels. The products were distributed to retailers in Oregon and Washington.

Inadequate vitamin and trace mineral levels can result in health problems, including mortality, in poultry. No customer complaints have been received to date.

The products and lot numbers involved in the recall are:

Formula No.Item Mo.UPC CodeProduct NameLot No.
54190001381804273029559PURINA GAME BIRD STARTENA CRUMBLE 50 LB4APR08RIV3
4APR09RIV2
510M0010736749394513269DEL’S POULTRY LAYER PELLET 50 LB4APR09RIV3
510T0010737749394513276DEL’S LAYER CRUMBLE 50 LB4APR08RIV1
60220015219883576010792HOME GROWN LAYER 16% CRUMBLE 50 LB4APR08RIV3
61R30052070804273038728PURINA LAYENA SUNFRESH RECIPE PELLET 40 LB4APR08RIV2
61X30057261804273029542PURINA START & GROW SUNFRESH CRUMBLES 25 LB4APR09RIV2
61V30057262804273029559PURINA START & GROW SUNFRESH MP 0.0125% MEDICATED 50 LB4APR07RIV3
4APR10RIV1
61Y30057265804273029573PURINA START & GROW SUNFRESH MP 0.0125% MEDICATED CRUMBLES 25 LB4APR08RIV2
61Z30057277804273029634PURINA LAYENA SUNFRESH RECIPE PELLET 25 LB4APR10RIV1
L55M5052155883576003237ALBERS BROILER STARTER/FINISHER CRUMBLES 50 LB4APR09RIV1
L55N5052156883576003251ALBERS CHICK STARTER/GROWER 18% AMP MEDICATED CRUMBLES 50 LB4APR09RIV2

 

The recalled products were packaged in typical brand-specific feed bags. Lot numbers are printed on the sewing strip of each bag. Lot numbers are interpreted as follows:

Example 4APR09RIV1: 4=Year / APR=Month / 09=Day of Month / RIV=Plant Code / 1=Shift code.

The problem was discovered during the investigation of an ingredient inventory discrepancy.

Retailers have been contacted and instructed to immediately withdraw from sale the recalled product and notify customers who purchased the product. Customers should discontinue feeding the product immediately. Customers who purchased this product should return remaining bags to their retailer.

For more information on the product recall, contact Customer Service at 1-800-245-5333, Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM PDT.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is North America’s leading feed company, providing producers, cooperatives and dealers with an extensive line of animal feed, ingredients and services designed to help agricultural producers, dealers and cooperatives compete in the global marketplace.

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