- Company announcement date:
- FDA Publication Date:
- Product type:
- Animal husbandry and veterinary medicine
Food and drinks
Food for pets
- Reason for posting:
Description of the reason for the call
Possibility of Salmonella contamination.
- Name of the company:
- Central American pet food
- Brand Name:
- Description of the product:
Mid-America Pet Food, Mount Pleasant, Texasis expanding its voluntary recall on October 30, 2023 to include additional pet food products with expiration dates prior to 10/31/24 manufactured at its Mount Pleasant facility due to the products’ potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella it can affect the animals that eat the products and there is a risk to people from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not washed their hands thoroughly after contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should be observed for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever. rarely Salmonella can lead to more serious illnesses, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Users who experience these signs after contact with this product should contact their healthcare provider. Children, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems may be at greater risk Salmonella infection.
Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets may only exhibit a decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or people. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Voluntarily recalled brands manufactured at the Mount Pleasant facility include: Victor Super Premium Dog Foods, Wayne Feeds Dog Food, Eagle Mountain Pet Food and some member brand varieties with a best before 10/31/24. The recalled products were distributed to distributors and retailers in the United States. Affected products include:
Dog and Cat Food Lists
The expiration date is located on the middle top of the back of each bag. This expanded voluntary recall is being issued because some of the product lots have tested positive for Salmonella through random and targeted sampling of the finished product, including by the company and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture
As of 01.11.2023, there are seven alerts Salmonella infections.
Retailers and distributors should immediately recall all products from their inventory and shelves and destroy the product. Do not sell or donate the recalled products.
Do not feed the recalled product to pets or other animals. Dispose of food in a manner inaccessible to children, pets and wild animals. Wash and sanitize pet food bowls, cups and containers. Always be sure to wash and sanitize your hands after handling recalled food or utensils that come into contact with recalled food.
Contact Mid America Pet Food Consumer Affairs at 1-888-428-7544 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) seven days a week for additional information.
This is a voluntary recall being conducted in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration.
Company contact information
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