Cargill Recalls Ruminant Mineral Products Due to Vitamin Deficiency

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Cargill’s animal nutrition business has recalled certain brands of its ruminant mineral products because they were deficient in vitamins A, D and E. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s facilities in McPherson, Kansas, and Montgomery City, Missouri, between Dec. 7, 2012, and Feb. 27, 2013. The absence of added vitamins in these products was due to an oversight in Cargill’s manufacturing process that has been remedied.

No adverse health effects related to these products have been reported to date.

This recall is limited to only those products and lot code ranges listed below. The affected product was sold in 50 pounds bags and the lot code can be found printed on the product tag that is attached to the bag. No other Cargill Animal Nutrition products are affected by this recall. Affected products are:

Product Code Beginning with

Product Name

Lot Code Range

7144

Cattle Grazers All Purpose Mineral

522349 to 523058

55103

Right Now Emerald

523024 to 523058

613030 to 613058

2MK3024-2MK3058

55104

Right Now Onyx

522342 to 523058

612356 to 613058

92111

Nutrena® NutreBeef Stocker Summer Mineral

522342 to 523058

92113

Nutrena® NutreBeef Stocker Wheat Mineral

522342 to 523058

92428

Nutrena® NutreBeef Breeding Herd Mineral

522342 to 523058

80678

Nutrena ® NutreBeef Cattle - Winter Mineral

522349 to 523058

Customers should return remaining products to their local distributor for a full refund. For more information, including complete product codes, sub-codes, and photos of products involved, go to www.cargill.com/feed/news/mineral-recall/index.htm or call toll free 1-866-420-5425, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, M-F.

Published: March 6, 2013;    Updated: March 6, 2013

Filed Under: Recalls Warnings

Source: FDA

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