Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die

A pet food company is recalling several types of its Sportmix-brand dry foods for dogs and cats after 28 dogs died and eight others fell ill, possibly from ingesting fatal levels of a toxin that is produced by mold.

The company, Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. of Evansville, Ind., announced the voluntary recall on Wednesday of some of its Sportmix products distributed nationally online and in retail stores after tests showed that levels of the toxin, aflatoxin, exceeded acceptable limits.

At high levels, aflatoxin can cause pets to become ill or die, or cause liver damage without symptoms, the F.D.A. said.Credit…Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters A pet food company is recalling several types of its Sportmix-brand dry foods for dogs and cats after 28 dogs died and eight others fell ill, possibly […]

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