ADM Animal Nutrition recalls sheep feed over copper levels

ADM Animal Nutrition recalls sheep feed over copper levels

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A specific lot of MoorMan’s ShowTec Lamb Creep DC may contain elevated levels of copper, could harm sheep

ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Co., is voluntarily recalling 50-pound bags of MoorMan’s ShowTec Lamb Creep DC, product number 11153AE, because the product may contain high levels of copper.

Copper toxicity in sheep may lead to lethargy, anemia, constant teeth grinding, extreme thirst, jaundice, dark brown or red urine, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, weakness, recumbency and/or death.

There is one lot number involved in this recall, QW13619. The product was distributed between May 29, 2019, and September 10, 2019, and could have been purchased directly from ADM Animal Nutrition or through distributors in Missouri, Iowa, Georgia and Texas.

ADM Animal Nutrition received a report from one customer claiming this feed may have resulted in the death of two sheep. The company immediately began investigating and subsequently initiated the recall. ADM has been in direct contact with the customer and distributors involved in this recall, and all product has been removed from retail shelves.

The lot number, QW13619, can be found at the bottom of the label. Direct any customer inquiries to +1.800.217.2007 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday.