Intermountain Farmers Association Recalls 50-Pound Bags of Rabbit Feed Due to Formulation Error

The Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported a recall of
rabbit pellets that have been manufactured by the Intermountain Farmers Association
(IFA) of Draper, Utah, between March 14, 2016 and September 15,
2016. The recall was initiated by the corporate after clients
reported that their rabbits had turn into ailing after feeding. In
some circumstances, the diseases led to fatalities.

 

The preliminary investigation found greater than acceptable
ranges of vitamin D within the feed pellets, which was then traced
to an error within the formulation. Rabbits which have consumed the
affected feed might present indicators of hypercalcemia, which incorporates
signs corresponding to elevated thirst and urination, decreased
urge for food, weak point, and in extreme circumstances, loss of life.

 

The recalled rabbit feed pellets have been distributed by way of IFA
nation shops and impartial sellers in Colorado, Idaho, New
Mexico, Nevada, and Utah.

 

The product is available in a 50-pound poly paper bundle marked
with rather a lot quantity containing #1220 and a date between 03/15/16
and 09/15/16 on the facet of the blue label. The listed dates
delineate the primary use of the pellet components and the final date
the components is thought to have been used earlier than the error was
found.

 

In accordance with the FDA, IFA has quarantined all of their unsold
rabbit feed pellets from the manufacturing interval listed above.
Rabbit pellets manufactured by IFA after 09/15/2016 have been
confirmed to comprise applicable vitamin D ranges and are protected
to feed to rabbits. The corporate will proceed to work with the
FDA to make sure that the issue has been totally resolved.

 

Customers who’ve bought 50-pound baggage of #1220 Rabbit
Pellets with the above manufacturing dates are urged to return
them to the place of buy for a full refund.

 

Customers with questions might contact Dr. Jamie Allen, PhD
High quality Assurance/Compliance Supervisor straight at 801-619-1367,
Monday by way of Friday, from eight am to five pm, besides holidays.

 

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