Western Milling Recalls Feed Responsible for Three Horse Deaths

The affected product was distributed to locations in Arizona and California

Western Milling Recalls Feed Responsible for Three Horse Deaths
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May 25, 2016

Western Milling has issued a recall for contaminated animal feed that is responsible for the deaths of three horses.

The manufacturer is recalling its Kruse's Perfection brand Western Blend Horse Feed. The announcement was made after the discovery that one lot of the product tested positive for monensin, a drug used to prevent parasitic infections in poultry and promotes growth in cattle.

The recalled product was sold in a 50 pound package, bearing lot number 5251, formula number K66505, and UPC 000005251.

More than 700 bags from the affected lot are potentially affected.

Western Milling sent the impacted product to locations in Arizona and California.

The Food and Drug Administration considers this action to be a Class I Recall, involving dangerous or defective products that predictably could cause serious health problems or death.

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Western Milling at (800) 549-5999.