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WARNING: Deadly horse feed recall by Lakeland Animal Nutrition

Lakeland Animal Nutrition Issues Horse Feed Recall

Lakeland Animal Nutrition has been informed that certain horse feeds manufactured by the company in Lakeland, Florida and distributed within the state of Florida may contain monensin and lasalocid. Serious injury or death can occur in horses consuming feeds containing monensin and/or lasalocid. Three horses reported to have consumed the feed being recalled died and other horses at the same equine facility had significant health reactions, the cause of which is still being determined. As such, please be advised that the following horse feeds are being voluntarily recalled:

Signature Status Pellet (Lot Number 14-251) – Manufacture Date: September 8
Signature Equilete Pellet (Lot Number 14-259) – Manufacture Date: September 16
Signature Status Pellet (Lot Number 14-280) – Manufacture Date: October 7
LAN 10 Pellet (Lot Number 14-281) – Manufacture Date: October 8

It is believed that all affected product has been isolated. However, if you are in possession of any of these affected products, please discontinue feeding immediately, contact your local Lakeland Animal Nutrition dealer or call 863-682-4995 and return the product(s) to your dealer for a full refund. The specific lot number can be found on the front center of the feed bag and on the feed tag.

For more information, please visit lanfeeds.com or call 863-682-4995 (Monday – Friday, 8 – 5 p.m.).

Click here to see photos of the product labels

Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.

SOURCE: FDA Recalls Page

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  1. We just had two horses die, different farms eating the same horse feed. The only similarity. Any others in SW Virginia area?

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  2. It’s a terrible tragedy. 22 horses had eaten this food for a month. There is no hope for 18 of them, which if not dead by now, will be euthanized. More are ill. What I don’t understand is: why was only ONE stable, Masterpiece, effected? That seems very odd. Also, of the four lots that you listed, do they know which one killed these horses?

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