On July 29, 2021, six dog foods were recalled for dangerous levels of aflatoxin.
Sunshine Mills, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of six dog food brands cooperating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by Aspergillus mold that is typically found on corn. Aflatoxin is potentially deadly to pets if consumed in significant amounts.
Dog Foods Recalled
- Wild Harvest
- Nurture Farms
- Heart to Tail Pure Beings
- Elm Pet Foods
No illnesses have been reported due to these products to date. The foods listed in this recall announcement are the only Sunshine Mills, Inc. pet food products affected.
Here are the specific details of the brands recalled:
The products listed 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.
Message from Sunshine Mills, Inc.
“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.”
Contaminated Food Symptoms
- A yellowish tint to eyes or gums
- Lack of appetite
If your dog has consumed any of the recalled foods and exhibit any of the above symptoms, they should be seen by a veterinarian.
Recommended Steps for Consumers
If you have purchased any of the six recalled dog foods listed, discontinue use of the product immediately.
You can 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 7 am to 4 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.
Or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to using this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.