Manufacturer JM Smucker announced in a notice issued by the Food and Drug Administration that Wal-Mart’s Miaomiao brand cat food sold in eight states has been recalled because it may have been contaminated with Salmonella.
The recall involves two batches of 30-pound Meow Mix Original Choice dry cat food, which were shipped to more than 1,100 in Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. A Wal-Mart store.
The batch number is 1081804, and the validity period is September 14, 2022, and 1082804, and the validity period is September 15, 2022. Consumers who have questions can contact JM Smucker at (888) 569-6728 from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday. The company said in the afternoon Eastern time.
Salmonella symptoms in cats include vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and drooling. People can also obtain Salmonella from animals that have been in contact with contaminated food, or through treatment or contact with unwashed surfaces that keep food.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Salmonella infects 1.3 million Americans every year, causing 420 deaths and 26,500 hospitalizations. The people at the highest risk of salmonella include the elderly and children under five years of age. Most victims will have fever, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea for four to seven days.
The Meow Mix recall occurred in late March. Another recall occurred at Midwestern Pet Foods, involving a long list of cat and dog food brands, which may also be contaminated with Salmonella.
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Post time: May-19-2021