The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Feed & Seed Program issued a consumer alert following a voluntary pet food recall published by Midwestern Pet Foods. As of Wednesday, no pet or human illness had been reported.
According to the company’s announcement, the voluntary recall applies to specific expiration dates and pet food brands, including CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Venture, Unrefined, Sportmix Wholesomes, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportstrail, Sportmix and Meridian brands produced at its Monmouth, Illinois, production facility. These products may have been contaminated with salmonella.
Salmonella can affect animals that have consumed contaminated products. Healthy animals can also be carriers of the bacteria. There is a risk to humans who have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with exposed products or surfaces.
Consumers can contact Midwestern Pet Foods Consumer Affairs from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at [email protected] or 800-474-4163.