Cattle deaths prompt product withdrawal by the Department of Agriculture

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCJB) -- The Florida Department of Agriculture has launched an investigation and ordered a product to be withdrawn from stores after several reports of cattle deaths.

While the specific cause has not yet been determined, these deaths may be related to feeding. The product in question is a particular lot of Producer’s Pride 20% All Natural Cattle Cube, a cattle feed manufactured by Purina Animal Nutrition.

These deaths are being investigated by both the Division of Agricultural Environmental Services and the Division of Animal Industry. Local law enforcement agencies and veterinarians have also been involved in the ongoing investigation.

We will have more details on this story as they become available.