Several pet food products have been recalled after 28 dogs died, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin were found in three brands of Sportmix products for dogs and cats made by Midwestern Pet Foods. Midwestern Pet Foods has committed to recalling nine lots of Sportmix products. As of Dec. 30, the recalled products are: Sportmix Energy Plus .50 lb bag, Exp 03/02/22/05/L2; Exp 03/02/22/05/L3;Exp 03/03/22/05/L2; 44 lb. bag: Exp 03/02/22/05/L3; Sportmix Premium High Energy, 50 lb. bag:
Exp 03/03/22/05/L3; 44 lb. bag: Exp 03/03/22/05/L3; Sportmix Original Cat, 31 lb. bag: Exp 03/03/22/05/L3; 15 lb. bag:, Exp 03/03/22/05/L2; Exp 03/03/22/05/L3.
Those products were distributed nationwide. People who have them must do action to throw the products out in a way that children, pets and wildlife cannot access them. Aflatoxin produces sluggishness, loss of appetite, vomiting, jaundice and diarrhea. Midwestern Pet Foods is a company family owned since 1926. „With no product recalls in our long history, Midwestern Pet Foods has an unblemished safety record. Our products are subject to rigorous testing in independent laboratories to ensure quality nutrition and safety,”they say on thir website. They failed now.