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Cargill Animal Nutrition Conducts Regional Recall of Nutrena NatureWise ® Goat Pellets



Tim Loesch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 7, 2012 – Cargill Animal Nutrition today announced a voluntary and limited regional recall of Nutrena NatureWise ® Goat Pellets disclaimer icon due to an error in labeling. The bags of affected goat feed disclaimer icon should have indicated that the feed included Decoquinate, a medicated article for the prevention of coccidiossis that is commonly included in ruminant feed, but which is not approved for lactating goats.

The goat pellets were manufactured at Cargill’s Montgomery, Ala., facility on Dec. 31, 2011, Feb. 18, 2012, and Feb. 25, 2012.  The pellets were distributed in five states -- Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina.  Additional information regarding the products affected by this recall is listed below:

Lot Code Product Name Weight Date Code
1MG1365 NatureWise Goat Pellet 16 50 1MG1DEC31
3MG2049 NatureWise Goat Pellet 16 50 3MG2FEB18
1MG2056 NatureWise Goat Pellet 16 50 1MG2FEB25

Cargill is implementing this goat feed recall disclaimer icon as a precautionary measure. Consumers are urged to return listed products – whether in opened or unopened bags — to their place of purchase for a full refund or replacement. For more information, including photos of products involved, consumers can go to www.cargill.com/feed/goat-feed-recall disclaimer icon or call toll free (1-800-392-5757) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.


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