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Rural King Recalls Deer Corn Due to Possible Health Risk

Product Recall General silver 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/17/13) – Rural King Distributing of Mattoon, IL is recalling 205 tons of Deer Corn, because it has the potential to be contaminated with aflatoxin.
 
Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product. Animals that have consumed any of the above recalled products may exhibit symptoms of illness including sluggishness, unthriftiness, or lethargy combined with a reluctance to eat, yellowish tint to the eyes, or diarrhea. Consumption of feed containing high amounts of aflatoxin can be fatal to some animals. Deer Corn was distributed to 63 retail stores in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan.
 
Deer Corn is packaged in a green, black, and brown camouflage bags weighing 50 lbs. The product UPC Code is 689139348193.
 
No illnesses have been reported to date.
 
The issue was called to attention stemming from testing by the Office of the Indiana State Chemist.
 
Consumers are urged to return Deer Corn to the store where they have purchased for full reimbursement. Consumers with questions may call the company at 1-800-561-1752 between the hours of 8am and 5 pm CST.
 
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