FDA Continues to Recall SportMix’s Pet Food
On January 11, 2021, The FDA updated on their investigation on Midwestern Pet Food, Inc.
They have called for a recalled which includes over 1000 of Sportmix and 2 other brands – Pro Pac and Nunn Better Maintenance.
As of this date, FDA has acknowledged over 70 deaths and 80 illnesses in pets that have consumed the following products.
Pet Food Recalled on January 11, 2021
- Pro Pac Adult Mini Chunk, 40 lb. bag
- Pro Pac Performance Puppy, 40 lb. bag
- Splash Fat Cat 32%, 50 lb. bag
- Nunn Better Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix Original Cat, 15 lb. bag
- Sportmix Original Cat, 31 lb. bag
- Sportmix Maintenance, 44 lb. bag
- Sportmix Maintenance, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix High Protein, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix Energy Plus, 44 lb. bag
- Sportmix Energy Plus, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix Stamina, 44 lb. bag
- Sportmix Stamina, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix Bite Size, 40 lb. bag
- Sportmix Bite Size, 44 lb. bag
- Sportmix High Energy, 44 lb. bag
- Sportmix High Energy, 50 lb. bag
- Sportmix Premium Puppy, 16.5 lb. bag
- Sportmix Premium Puppy, 33 lb. bag
Majority of the recalled products are if the date/lot code includes an expiration date on or before “07/09/22” and includes “05” in the date/lot code.
This mean the products were made and processed at the Oklahoma plant.
Lot code information that can usually be found on the back of the bag.
It tends to be in the format of a three-line code
Please find an example below
Iurge you, please check your pet foods.
If you have brought one of the following brands listed above. Please take actions appropriately. Do not risk your pet health.
Take them to the vet as soon as possible for a check up. The worse thing is to have underlying problems surface when it’s beyond redemption.
Currently, this is still an ongoing investigation and they may have more pet foods that may be recalled.
Fayie will keep you updated.
Otherwise, please follow FDA’s site for the official source of Pet Outbreaks information.
What is Aflatoxin Poisoning?
Aflatoxin Poisoning is toxins produced by the Aspergillus Flavus Fungi. In short A Fla Toxins, Aflatoxins.
Symptoms include sluggishness, loss of appetite, vomiting, jaundice or diarrhoea.
In rare cases, it can also cause long-term liver issues and even death.
As of currently, there are no suggestions or evidence pointing that pet owners who handle the recalled products are at risk of aflatoxin poisoning. However, pet owners should be do their due diligence and always wash their hands before and after handling pet food