FDA recalls Sportmix pet food from Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. after the death of 28 dogs

NEW YORK (WABC) – A pet food company is recalling dry food products over a potentially deadly ingredient associated with the deaths of dozens of dogs.

The FDA warns pet owners and veterinarians about certain Sportmix pet foods manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc.

It can contain lethal levels of aflatoxin – a toxin produced by mold.

At least 28 dogs were killed and eight others fell ill due to the recalled product.

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Some of the symptoms reported include fatigue, appetite, vomiting, jaundice and diarrhea. In some cases, pets may suffer liver damage but not show other symptoms.

Pet owners should stop feeding their pets the recalled products and consult their veterinarian, especially if their pet shows any sign of illness.

The list of pet products for pets contains:

-Sportmix Energy Plus, 50 lb bag.
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-Sportmix Energy Plus, bag of £ £
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-Sportmix Premium High Energy, 50 lb bag.
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-Sportmix Premium High Energy, bag of £ £

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-Sportmix Original Cat, bag of 31 lb.
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-Sportmix Original Cat, bag of 15 lb.
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