Aflatoxin are toxins produced by the mold Aspergillus flavus, which grow on grain (like corn). At high levels, aflatoxins can cause illness and death in pets. Currently aflatoxin has caused an expanding Aflatoxin pet food recall since October 2020 with reports of at least 80 pets sick and 70 pet deaths.

Signs of aflatoxin poisoning in pets may include some, none, or all of the following:

  • Lethargy/fatigue/sluggishness
  • No appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Jaundice (yellowish tint to the eyes or gums due to liver damage; abnormal liver function tests)
  • Diarrhea
  • Death In some cases, pets may suffer liver damage but not show any symptoms.

Dr. DeBonis will provide a free 15 minute consultation (Value is $35) upon payment of a test. Or if you prefer to speak with Dr. DeBonis first, the $35 consultation fee will be credited towards the payment of a test.


Shipping: Your Sample fee includes the Sampling Kit, Pre-filled Submission Form, Shipping the Sampling Kit to the client, and Shipping the Sample Kit (containing the pet food sample) to PFSVL.

Refunds: Only partial refunds are available on any purchase (unless it is a technical issue). Once Sample Kits have been shipped, then refunds include a Shipping & Handling fee of 20%. If samples are already inside the lab, then they are not available for any refunds.