Cargill Dog Food Recalled Due to Aflatoxin

In a news release issued on December 6, 2011, Cargill Animal Nutrition, with the full cooperation of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a voluntary safety recall for two regional brands of its dry dog food, River Run and Marksman Dry Dog Food, because of the potential for these brands to be contaminated with Aflatoxin. Neither the company nor the FDA have received any reports of illness in association with this recall. The company is implementing the recall as a precautionary measure and has urged its customers to return the affected products to the place of purchase for a full refund.

As a Renton personal injury attorney, I understand the potential devastating illnesses and injuries that can result from consuming and handling contaminated food and have seen this kind of precautionary recall many times over the coarse of my career. If you have fallen ill through the consumption or handling of a contaminated or otherwise defective food product, contact a personal injury lawyer experienced in these matters to discuss your legal rights as they pertain to the matter.

Gummy Bears Recalled Due to Metal Contamination

In a press statement, Winn-Dixie Stores Inc, in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced that it has issued a voluntary recall on Sunrise Assorted Flavor Gummy Bears sold in the self-serve bulk of specific stores in Jacksonville, Miami, Margate, Fern Park and Covington due to the possibility that they’ve been contaminated with metal. The recall is a precautionary measure, since the company has received no reports of illness in relation to this product. Consumers with any concerns can receive a full refund upon return of the product. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc is one of America’s largest food retailers with almost 480 retail grocery locations and 380 in-store pharmacies.

As a Bellingham personal injury lawyer, I’ve witnessed this sort of precautionary safety recall due to contamination many times in the past and understand the possible injuries that can result from the consumption of a contaminated food product. If you’ve fallen ill after consuming or handling a contaminated or defective food product, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area to learn more about your legal rights as they apply in the matter.