Mid America Pet Food recalls three lots of dog food
Mid America Pet Food has voluntarily recalled three lots of Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Select Beef Meal and Brown Rice Formula produced at its Mount Pleasant, Texas production facility because it may potentially be contaminated with Salmonella, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This voluntary recall was initiated after a third-party conducted random sampling and product associated with three lots tested positive for Salmonella. No human or pet illnesses have been reported to date.
Products were distributed to various distributors and retailers in the United States. The affected product includes:
Victor Super Premium Dog Food, Select Beef Meal & Brown Rice Formula
- Lot Number: 1000016890; Bag Size: 5 pound bag; Best By Date: 6/12/2024
- Lot Number: 1000016891; Bag Size: 15 pound bag; Best By Date: 6/12/2024
- Lot Number: 1000016892; Bag Size: 40 pound bag; Best By Date: 6/12/2024
Lot code information is found on the back of the bag.
No other products are included in this recall. This recall is unrelated to the Mid America Pet Food recall for Salmonella on September 3, 2023.
Risks of Salmonella in pet food
Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers. Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.
Retailers and distributors should immediately pull the recalled lots from their inventory and shelves. Do not sell or donate the recalled products.