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Dangerous Mycotoxins Confirmed in 2015 Grains

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  1. Mitchell Tuckness

    What brands are we talking about being impacted by this? All of them? What exactly is the cause of this toxin? Is it natural or from pesticides or what? How does the grains get contaminated in the first place? More detailed information might help us.

    1. Susan Thixton Author

      Hi Mitchell – any pet food that contains grains could be impacted by this. Weather conditions are the cause to high mycotoxin levels. If you do a search on this site for ‘mycotoxins’ – you can find more information about them.

  2. Debi Cohen

    all about de-population, and this includes the pets.

    1. Terri Janson

      This is what my boyfriend always says…I believe him.

  3. Peg

    There is also a significant danger to the human who serves the pet food. Scarier as well are any little ones who might come across the pet’s pretty colored food in their

    Cat owners who use wheat or corn litters are getting a double whammy for both their pets and themselves!!

  4. Cheryl Mallon-Bond

    I would assume that is doesn’t really matter what state “we” are all in, because the grains grown in these states that are showing high mycotoxin levels don’t exclusively get used in Only those states, the products are sold nationwide & used in many many different brands I would think. Things just keep getting worse & worse! It is just so disheartening!

  5. Regina

    I saw your comment about the litter so I sent the question to this company and got a nice response

    “Thank you for contacting World’s Best Cat Litter™.

    It would be virtually impossible to experience a scenario where aflatoxins or any other type of mycotoxin/mold would develop in the litter box before or after being exposed to cat waste.

    Our company screens all incoming raw ingredients for mycotoxins and rejects any ingredient prior to entering the plant that tests positive.

    World’s Best Cat Litter™ is manufactured using a proprietary thermal heat process. With our products’ long-term quality history and the ongoing rigorous product testing of both raw materials and finished products, we are confident consumers should have no concerns regarding aflatoxin or any sort of mold issues with our products.

    With common-sense household use, storing in a cool and dry environment, and scooping the clumps daily, you should not encounter any problems with the litter developing molds.

    If you have any additional questions about World’s Best Cat Litter™, please let us know.

    Best regards,”

  6. david

    Abortion could be the problem from the Mycotoxin.

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