ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Mintrate® 36-15 Breed Right Cattle Tub

Written by:

PetMD Editorial
Published: July 31, 2018

Company: Mintrate®

Brand Name: ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company

Recall Date: 7/20/2018


Lot #: QE12918

Product Name (Product Number):

200-pound tubs of Mintrate® 36-15 Breed Right Tub cattle feed (Product #: 54549AAA6H)

The product was distributed between May 24, 2018, and June 29, 2018, and could have been purchased in Illinois, Nebraska, New Mexico and Texas.


Reason for Recall:

The product may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen, which could be harmful to cattle. Excessive levels of non-protein nitrogen can be toxic to cattle and can cause muscle tremors (especially of face and ears), abdominal pain, bloat, frothy salivation, excessive urination, teeth grinding, incoordination, weakness, shortness of breath and possible death.


Statement From Company:

ADM Animal Nutrition received a report from one customer claiming this feed may have resulted in death loss. The company immediately began investigating and initiated the recall upon receiving confirmation that the feed may contain elevated levels of non-protein nitrogen. ADM has been in direct contact with the customer and distributors involved in this recall, and all product has been removed from retail shelves.



What to Do:

The lot number, QE12918, can be found at the bottom of the label. Click here to view an image of the label. Customers who have purchased the recalled feed should immediately stop using it and return it  to their distributor or directly to ADM Animal Nutrition for a full refund. Please direct any customer inquiries to 800-217-2007 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Central time Monday through Friday.


Source: FDA