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Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Products Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Animal & Veterinary Food & Beverages Pet Food
Reason for Announcement:

Recall Reason Description

Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin

Company Name:
Sunshine Mills, Inc.
Brand Name:

Brand Name(s)

Triumph, Evolve, Nature Farms, Elm and others

Product Description:

Product Description


Company Announcement

Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of certain products due to potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin above the acceptable limit. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring by-product from the growth of Aspergillus flavus and can be harmful to pets if consumed in significant quantities. No illnesses have been reported in association with these products to date, and no other Sunshine Mills, Inc. pet food products are affected by this announcement.

Products affected by this announcement:

Product Name Size Lot Codes UPC Code
TRIUMPH® WILD SPIRIT CRAFT DOG FOOD DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 3.5 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TD2 11/Feb/2021 073657 008736
TRIUMPH® WILD SPIRIT CRAFT DOG FOOD DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 30 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA2 11/Feb/2021 073657 008750
EVOLVE® CLASSIC SUPER PREMIUM FOOD FOR DOGS DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 15 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA1 11/Feb/2021 073657 380320
Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA2 11/Feb/2021
WILD HARVEST® PREMIUM DOG FOOD CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 14 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA2 11/Feb/2021 711535 509523
NURTURE FARMS® NATURAL DOG FOOD DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 15 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA2 11/Feb/2021 070155 113597
EVOLVE® CLASSIC SUPER PREMIUM FOOD FOR DOGS DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 30 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA2 11/Feb/2021 073657 380313
HEART TO TAIL PURE BEING® NATURAL DOG FOOD DEBONED CHICKEN & BROWN RICE RECIPE 5 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TD2 11/Feb/2021 4099100129441
ELM PET FOODS NATURALS CHICKEN & RICE RECIPE DOG FOOD 40 lbs. Best if used By 11 Feb 2022 Lot: TA1 11/Feb/2021 070155 225221

The affected products were distributed in retail stores nationally. Retailers who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves. There are no other Triumph®, Evolve®, Wild Harvest®, Nurture Farms®, Pure Being®, or Elm products or other lot codes of these products affected by this recall.

While no adverse health effects related to these products have been reported, Sunshine Mills, Inc. has chosen to issue a voluntary recall of the above-referenced products as a precautionary measure in furtherance of its commitment to the safety and quality of its products. Pets that have consumed any of the above recalled products and exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, vomiting, yellowish tint to the eyes or gums, or diarrhea should be seen by a veterinarian.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers may contact Sunshine Mills, Inc. customer service at (800) 705-2111 from 7AM to 4PM Central Time, Monday through Friday, or by email at customer.service@sunshinemills.com for additional information.

This is a voluntary recall being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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