FDA Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. Sportmix remembers pet food after 28 dogs died

NEW YORK (WABC) – A pet food company is recalling some dry food products over a potentially lethal ingredient that has been linked to the deaths of dozens of dogs.

The FDA is alerting pet owners and veterinarians about certain Sportmix pet foods manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods.

They can contain deadly levels of aflatoxin – a toxin produced by mold.

At least 28 dogs have died and eight others have become ill from the recalled product.

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

Pet owners should stop feeding their pets recalled products and consult their veterinarian, especially if their pet is indicating a disease.

The list of recalled pet food products includes:

-Sportix Energy Plus, 50-pound bag
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-Sportix Energy Plus, 44-pound bag
Exp 03/02/22/05 / L3

-Sportix Premium High Energy, 50 Pound Bag
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-Sportix Premium High Energy, 44-pound bag

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-Sportics Original Cat, 31 lb bag
Exp 03/03/22/05 / L3

-Sportics Origin Cat, 15 lb. Bag
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Exp 03/03/22/05 / L3

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