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Rural King Recalls Deer Corn Because of Possible Health Risk

5/15/2013

US Food & Drug Administration
www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm352796.htm?source=govdelivery
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 15, 2013 - Rural King Distributing of Mattoon, IL is recalling 205 tons of Deer Corn, because it has the potential to be contaminated with aflatoxin.

Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product. Animals that have consumed any of the above recalled products may exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness, unthriftiness, or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, yellowish tint to the eyes, or diarrhea. Consumption of feed containing high amounts of aflatoxin can be fatal to some animals. Deer Corn was distributed to 63 retail stores in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan.

Deer Corn is packaged in a green, black, and brown camouflage bags weighing 50 lbs. The product UPC Code is 689139348193.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

For the complete recall notice, please visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm352796.htm?source=govdelivery

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