Midwestern Pet Foods out of Evansville, IN is expanding a late December 2020 voluntary recall of certain pet food products made in the Chickasha Operations facility made with corn products that may have exceeded aflatoxin levels.

Aflatoxin is a toxin 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. -FDA

The company announced the recall in December after 28 dogs died, that number has grown to 70, with approximately 80 others sick.

When poisoned with aflatoxins, your pet can experience loss of appetite, sluggishness, vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice (yellowing of skin), and even death.

The brand being recalled is Sportmix.

Recalled products are as follows, with lot codes found in Expanded Recall Lot Numbers:

  • Pro Pac Adult Mini Chunk
  • Pro Pac Performance Puppy
  • Splash Fat Cat 32%
  • Nunn Better Maintenance
  • Sportstrail 50
  • Sportmix Original Cat 15
  • Sportmix Original Cat 31
  • Sportmix Maintenance 44
  • Sportmix Maintenance 50
  • Sportmix High Protein 50
  • Sportmix Energy Plus 44
  • Sportmix Energy Plus 50
  • Sportmix Stamina 44
  • Sportmix Stamina 50
  • Sportmix Bite Size 40
  • Sportmix Bite Size 44
  • Sportmix High Energy 44
  • Sportmix High Energy 50
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy 16.5
  • Sportmix Premium Puppy 33

 

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