Six brands of dog food recalled over Aflatoxin concerns

Date of publication : 7/30/2021
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Sunshine Mills Inc. is recalling certain products because of potentially elevated levels of aflatoxin above the allowable limit.

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins and are dangerous because of their high level of toxicity for animals and people. Aflatoxin is produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus, which can grow on corn and other grains used as ingredients in pet food. At high levels, aflatoxin can cause illness and death in pets. People with allergies or sensitivities to mold can have reactions.

The affected products were distributed in retail stores nationally. Retailers who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves.

There is concern that consumers may have unused portions of the recalled products in their homes because of their lone shelf life. Consumers can use the following information to determine whether they have the recalled products on hand.

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