Feed additives

News last update:14 Jan 2016

Cargill: Conduct recall of lamb feed

Last week Cargill animal nutrition business announced a voluntary recall of lamb feed, due to containing an incorrect levels of sodium molybdate .

A voluntary recall of Showmaster S-Series Show Lamb Feed (BW) was announced last week because it contained incorrect sodium molybdate levels. To date, there are 170, 50-pound bags of feed still out in the market. Cargill continues to take appropriate steps to pursue retrieval on those bags.

The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s Burlington, Washington facility between March 1, 2013 and March 15, 2013 and were sold only in Washington and Idaho. No other Cargill Animal Nutrition products were involved in this recall.

The recall applies only to this single product with the following Packaging Date Codes (lot numbers):


Sodium Molybdate is an essential nutrient for livestock. Undue levels of molybdenum in lamb diets may lead to adverse animal health effects, which are transitory in nature. Call your veterinarian if your animals are exhibiting severe diarrhoea or have experienced other adverse health effects while consuming the affected product. Customers should return remaining products to their local distributor for a full refund. For more information, call toll free 509-771-1439.


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