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Earlier this year, the company issued a major international recall after hundreds of dogs became ill or died due to aflatoxin poisoning.
Just 3 months after issuing a major international recall prompted by the risk of aflatoxin poisoning associated with some of its pet food brands, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc, has announced another recall—this time due to potential Salmonella contamination. On March 26, the Indiana-based manufacturer announced a voluntary recall of specific expiration dates of several dog and cat foods, including more than 10 brands and 140 lot codes, following routine sampling by the company in which it was discovered that some products may contain the bacteria.
Potentially affected products have been distributed to retail stores nationwide and online. These products can be identified using the “M” identifier in the date code, indicating that they were manufactured at the company’s Monmouth, Illinois facility. The lot code information is located on the back of the packaging with the following format: “EXP AUG/02/22/M1/L#.”