November 10th 2023 — Mid America Pet Food has expanded its voluntary recall from October 30th, 2023, to include additional dog food products due to potential Salmonella contamination.
What caused the recall?
The expanded recall was initiated after random and targeted sampling of the finished product, including by the firm and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, tested positive for Salmonella,
As of November 1st, seven people have reported Salmonella infections.
No other Mid America Pet Food products are impacted by this recall. This recall is separate from and unrelated to the Mid America Pet Food recall for Salmonella on September 3, 2023 but is an expansion of the Mid America Pet Food recall on October 30th.
You can read the recall on the FDA’s website.
Pet food products made at the company’s Mount Pleasant facility, distributed to various retailers and distributors in the United States. The Best By Date is found on the middle top of the back of each bag. Affected products include:
|Brand Name & Description||Impacted Best by Date(s)/Lot Codes|
|Victor Super Premium Dog Food, 20 varieties, multiple bag sizes||Best by Date 10/31/2024|
|Wayne Feeds Dog Food, 6 varieties, 40 lb. bag||Best by Date 10/31/2024|
|Eagle Mountain Pet Food Pro Balance Dog Food, 40 lb. bag||Best by Date 10/31/2024|
|Member’s Mark Dog Food, 2 varieties, 30 lb. bag||Best by date 10/31/2024|
What to do?
If you have purchased a product with a lot code or expired date listed above, we recommend that you dispose of any impacted products immediately. Retailers and distributors should immediately remove all products from their inventory and shelves, and destroy the product.
If your dog has consumed any of the affected products, monitor them for adverse symptoms such as an upset stomach, vomiting or diarrhea. Contact your vet if you witness any signs of illness in your dog and mention the information above during the consultation.
Mid America Pet Food has not issued a statement.
Reporting Pet Food Problems
Contact Mid America Pet Food Consumer Affairs at 1-888-428-7544 from 8 AM to 11 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST), seven days a week for additional information.
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to the FDA’s “Report a Pet Food Complaint” page.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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