April 13, 2021 – Two loose 30-pound bags of Meow Mix Original Choice dry cat food have been recalled by the JM Smucker Co. due to possible salmonella contamination.
The products were sold in specific Walmart stores in IL, MO, NE, NM, OK, UT, WI, and WY. One lot has the UPC code 2927452099, the lot code 1081804 and the best before date of 14.09.2022. The other lot has the UPC code 2927452099, the lot code 1082804 and the best before date of 09/15/2022.
Consumers with the recalled products should stop feeding their cats and throw them away, the company said.
Salmonella-contaminated cat food can not only affect cats who eat it, but also cause illness in people who handle the product or touch surfaces or cats that have come into contact with the product, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.