Grange Co-Op Recalls Rogue All Purpose Rabbit Pellets For High Vitamin D Health Risk
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- Company Announcement Date:
- FDA Publish Date:
- Product Type:
- Animal & Veterinary
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason DescriptionDue to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D
- Company Name:
- Grange Co-op
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Grange Co-op Rouge
- Product Description:
Product DescriptionRabbit Pellets
Medford, Oregon - Grange Co-op is initiating a recall of Rogue All Purpose Rabbit Pellets in 25# (25RP) 50# (50RP), 1,500# Tote (RP) no lot codes - purchased between March 1, 2016 and January 12, 2017 in Southern Oregon / Northern California from any Grange Co-op Retail Store or Wholesale Dealer. The recall is being initiated because samples tested by the Oregon Department of Agriculture discovered these products may contain higher than acceptable levels of vitamin D.
Rabbits consuming this product would be at risk for developing clinical hypercalcemia when fed diets containing very high levels of vitamin D, as a sole source of nutrition. Clinical signs of hypercalcemia include such things as increased thirst, increased urination, weakness, decreased appetite, and possibly death.
For any purchases of Rogue All Purpose Rabbit Pellets during these dates, please return the unused portion to any Grange Co-op location for a full refund. Any questions regarding this recall may be directed to Brian Wilkerson, Director of Agricultural Operations, at (541) 664-1121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1934, Grange Co-op offers high-quality agricultural supplies, farm products, consumer goods, petroleum products, pet supplies, lawn and garden supplies, apparel, footwear and hardware. Grange Co-op works hard to consistently provide quality products and exceptional customer service. It has grown steadily over the last eight decades to include eight retail stores, soon to be nine in spring, ecommerce, a grain elevator, agronomy center and nationwide membership in Cardlock Fueling Network (CFN). For more information about Grange Co-op, or to shop online, please visit the website at www.grangecoop.com.
Company Contact Information
- Brian Wilkerson, Director of Ag Operations