Voluntary Recall of One Lot of Kaytee® Wild Bird Food Birders’ Blend, 8 Lb. Bag, Due to Elevated Levels of Aflatoxin
March 18 2023 - 12:54PM
Kaytee Products Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Kaytee®
Wild Bird Food Birders’ Blend, 8 lb. bag, UPC 0 71859 02711 1, Lot
Number PennPak1 102022 933, best buy date of 041224, due to
potentially elevated levels of Aflatoxin above the acceptable
limit. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring by-product from the
growth of Aspergillus flavus and can be harmful to wild birds if
consumed in significant quantities. No illnesses have been reported
in association with this product to date and no other Kaytee
products are affected.
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On March 13, 2023, the Georgia Department of Agriculture
notified Kaytee Products Inc. that after conducting a routine
laboratory analysis of the product, Lot PennPak1 102022 933 located
on the bottom right corner of the front of the 8 lb. bags of
Kaytee® Wild Bird Food Birder’s Blend was found to contain elevated
levels of Aflatoxin.
The products affected by this announcement are:
Kaytee® Wild Bird Food Birders’
0 71859 02711 1
Please see attached photos to accurately identify the
The affected wild bird product was packaged in clear plastic
bags and shipped to ACE Hardware Distribution Centers in AL, FL,
and GA, which service neighborhood hardware stores in the
Southeastern United States. Retailers who received the affected
wild bird product have been contacted and asked to pull them from
their inventory and shelves.
No adverse health effects have been reported with respect to the
affected wild bird product at this time. However, Kaytee Products
Inc. has chosen to issue a voluntary recall of this product in
furtherance of its commitment to the quality and safety of its
Consumers who have purchased the recalled wild bird product
should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Kaytee Customer Service:
1-800-KAYTEE1 (1-800-529-8331), Monday through Friday, 6:00 am –
4:00 pm CST.
This is a voluntary recall being conducted in cooperation with
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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