Purina Mills is voluntarily recalling two types of feed because of metal fragments found in the mixes. There have been some complaints but no reports of injury or damage to animals has been reported yet.
Below is the FDA's recall:
Purina Mills Undertakes Limited Recall of Strategy® Horse Feed and Layena® Poultry Feed
Jeanne Forbis: 651-481-2071 or 612-308-5441
David Karpinski: 651-481-2360
Products Distributed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky,Tennessee, Alabama, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- St. Louis, Mo., April 16, 2010 -- Purina Mills, LLC, is voluntarily recalling two specific lots of 50-pound bags of Strategy® Professional Formula GX horse feed and one lot of Layena® SunFresh® Recipe Pellet poultry feed. The recall is being implemented due to the discovery of metal fragments in a limited number of bags from one of the Strategy® product lots. At the time the recall was issued, five customer complaints had been received. No animal health issues had been reported.
The products being recalled were manufactured in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 24-25, 2010. They were shipped to retailers and dealers in Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia.
Only the following specific products and lot numbers are involved in the recall:
|Formula No.||Item No.||Description||Lot Number|
|35SS||0066547||Strategy® Professional Formula GX||0MAR24NST1A1|
|35SS||0066547||Strategy® Professional Formula GX||0MAR24NST2A1|
|61R3||0056922||Layena® SunFresh® Recipe Pellet||0MAR25NST2A1|
The lot number is found on the sewing strip of each bag and is interpreted as follows:
0=Year / MAR=Month / 24=Day of Month / NST1A1=Plant Code.
Customers with products that do not have the specified lot numbers are not affected by the recall.
Customers who have purchased the recalled products should not store or feed the products and are asked to return unused product to their dealer for replacement.
Customer questions or concerns may be directed to the company's Nashville Customer Service Office at 800-424-5234.