Sportmix dog, cat food recalled after 28 dogs die

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CHICAGO – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled nine options of Sportmix pet food due to potentially fatal levels of aflatoxin.

The FDA reports at least 28 dogs died and eight fell sick after eating the recalled food. Samples collected and tested by the Missouri Department of Agriculture found high levels of aflatoxin in the samples.

The dog food and cat food recalled includes:

Sportmix Energy Plus. 50 lb. bag:
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Sportmix Energy Plus, 44 lb. bag
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Sportmix Premium High Energy, 50 lb. bag

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Sportmix Premium High Energy, 44 lb. bag
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Sportmix Original Cat, 31 lb. bag
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Sportmix Original Cat, 15 lb. bag
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The FDA says the food was distributed in both online and brick and mortar stores across the nation. Pet owners are urged to dispose of the food immediately if it fits one of the options above.

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