Meow Mix recalls dry food due to possible salmonella contamination

Two lots of 30LB Meow Mix products that may contain salmonella have been recalled.

The J.M. Smucker Co. recently recalled two lots of Meow Mix Dry Cat Food due to potential Salmonella contamination. While the company has not received any reports of illness or adverse reactions, pet parents should immediately stop feeding the foods to their pets and dispose of it. The affected 30-lb. Bags were sold at Walmart stores in IL, MO, NE, NM, OK, UT, WI and WY.

To find out if you have purchased the bags being recalled, check the bottom of the back of the bag for the lot code to see if it matches the code in the table below:

No other Meow Mix products have been impacted by this recall.

Salmonella can affect cats if they eat a product contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The salmonella bacteria infection is known as salmonellosis, and can spread to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not washed their hands after having contact with contaminated products. Salmonellosis can affect cats in a variety of severities, sometimes they may be asymptomatic, but adverse symptoms may include fever, lethargy, diarrhea and vomiting.

If your cat has consumed this recalled product and experienced salmonellosis symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately. Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call 1-888-569-6728, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm or visit meowmix.com/contact-us.