PMI Nutrition Recalls Some Mazuri, LabDiet Feeds

The recall covers several feed products, including Mazuri Small Bird Maintenance, which is formulated for small parrots and passerines.

The recall covers several feed products, including Mazuri Small Bird Maintenance, which is formulated for small parrots and passerines.

Posted: July 5, 2012, 11:00 a.m. PST

After receiving some customer complaints about animal illness and small bird deaths, PMI Nutrition International LLC, a unit of St. Paul, Minn.-based Land O?akes Inc., has recalled four varieties of LabDiet and Mazuri feed products for small birds, guinea pigs, maned wolves and primates.

The recalled products have the potential for elevated vitamin D levels, which can be harmful to animals if fed for extended periods, PMI reported.

The recalled products are:

The lot numbers are laser printed on the back of each bag, near the top, the company reported.

The products were manufactured at PMI? plant in Richmond, Ind., and distributed throughout the U.S. and to some international customers.

PMI reports it has contacted dealers and has asked dealers to notify customers and retrieve the products. The diets should not be fed, the company reported.

Customers who purchased the product will receive a full refund and are urged to contact their local dealer or PMI? customer service (855-863-0421, ext. 224) for more information about the recall. PMI? customer service line operates Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. EDT.

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