Hy-Vee Issues VoluntaryRecall of Certain Dog Food Products
US Food & Drug Administration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -February 22 , 2013 - Hy-Vee, Inc. today issued a voluntary recall of certain bags of Hy-Vee dog food due to elevated levels of a chemical contaminant commonly found in corn.
Routine random tests conducted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture indicated higher-than-normal levels of aflatoxin in some samples of Hy-Vee dog food produced at a Kansas City plant operated by Pro-Pet, LLC.
Hy-Vee officials emphasized the recall is voluntary and only conducted as a precautionary measure. No illnesses have been reported in dogs consuming the product, and the product does not pose a health risk to humans handling it. Hy-Vee officials have also removed all potentially affected products from Hy-Vee stores.
For the complete recall notice, including a list of affected products, please visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340891.htm?source=govdelivery
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