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Cargill’s Animal Nutrition Business Conducts Voluntary Recall of Lamb Feed

Published on Monday, 06 May 2013 21:25

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Recall -- Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Cargill’s Animal Nutrition Business Conducts Voluntary Recall of Lamb Feed Contact:
Consumer:
509-771-1439Media:
Lynda Michielutti
1-952-984-8254
E-mail:
Lynda_Michielutti@cargill.com
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 10, 2013 - Cargill’s animal nutrition business today announced a voluntary recall of Showmaster® S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW) because it contained incorrect sodium molybdate levels. To date, there are 170, 50-pound bags of feed still out in the market. Cargill continues to take appropriate steps to pursue retrieval on those bags.

The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s Burlington, Washington facility between March 1, 2013 and March 15, 2013 and were sold only in Washington and Idaho. No other Cargill Animal Nutrition products are involved in this recall.

The recall applies only to this single product with the following Packaging Date Codes (lot numbers):

38306326464
38306726610
38307426757

Sodium Molybdate is an essential nutrient for livestock. Undue levels of molybdenum in lamb diets may lead to adverse animal health effects, which are transitory in nature. Call your veterinarian if your animals are exhibiting severe diarrhea or have experienced other adverse health effects while consuming the affected product. Customers should return remaining products to their local distributor for a full refund. For more information, call toll free 509-771-1439.

About Cargill

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 142,000 people in 65 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information, visit www.cargill.com and its news center at http://www.cargill.com/news/index.jsp

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