Midwestern Pet Foods Recalls Multiple Pet Brands

Dog Food Recall Warning
  • Manufacturer: Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc.
  • Date: March 27, 2021
  • Cause: Salmonella
  • Product(s) Affected: Multiple Pet Food Brands Dog & Cat
  • Annoucement: FDA warning issued on December 30, 2020 (click here)

Which Products Are Affected?

Specific lots by multiple brands have been affected by this recall, including; CanineX, Earthborn Holistic, Meridian, Pro Pac, Pro Pac Ultimates, Sportmix Wholesomes, Sportmix and Meridian, Sportstrail, and Unrefined. All of these brands are manufactured in Monmouth, Illinois.

The following products have been affected by this recall:

ProductExpiration Date/Lot NumberBag Size
Earthborn Holistic Adult VantageMay/04/22M2 L125#
Earthborn Holistic Adult VantageMay/05/22M3 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Adult VantageAug/04/22M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Adult VantageSep/19/22M3 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Coastal CatchMay/03/22M1,M2 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Coastal CatchMay/04/22M3 L125#
Earthborn Holistic Coastal CatchAug/04/22M3 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Coastal CatchSep/18/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Great Plains FeastAug/08/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Great Plains FeastAug/09/22M3 L1,L225#
Earthborn Holistic Great Plains FeastSep/15/22M1,M2 L1, L212.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Large BreedMay/03/22M2 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Large BreedMay/04/22M3 L225#
Earthborn Holistic Large BreedAug/12/22M3 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Large BreedSep/15/22M2 L125#
Earthborn Holistic Meadow FeastApr/26/22M3 L228#
Earthborn Holistic Meadow FeastMay/09/22M1,M3 L1, L214#, 28#
Earthborn Holistic Meadow FeastSep/18/22M1,M2 L1, L212.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Ocean FusionAug/03/22M3,M1 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Ocean FusionSep/18/22M2 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Primitive FelineApr/29/22M1 L1, L2, L35#, 14#
Earthborn Holistic Primitive FelineSep/17/22M3,M1 L1, L25#, 14#
Earthborn Holistic Primitive NaturalApr/28/22M2 L3, L24#, 12.5#
Earthborn Holistic Primitive NaturalApr/29/22M3,M2 L1, L2, L34#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Primitive NaturalSep/17/22M1 L1, L225#
Earthborn Holistic Small BreedMay/09/22M1,M2 L2, L34#, 12.5#
Earthborn Holistic Small BreedMay/11/22M1 L212.5#
Earthborn Holistic Weight ControlAug/03/22M2 L1, L24#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Weight ControlAug/04/22M3 L14#, 25#
Earthborn Holistic Western FeastMay/03/22M1 L1, L228#
Earthborn Holistic Western FeastSep/15/22M2 L228#
Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea CatchMay/04/22M1 L35#
Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea CatchMay/05/22M1 L114#
Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea CatchMay/09/22M1,M4 L1, L214#
Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea CatchAug/08/22M1,M2 L2, L35#, 14#
Earthborn Holistic Wild Sea CatchAug/09/22M3 L1, L25#, 14#
Meridian DaybreakMay/04/22M1 L35#
Meridian DaybreakAug/10/22M1 L214#
Meridian RiverbendAug/12/22M1 L114#
Meridian TwilightMay/02/22M1 L3, L15#, 14#
Pro Pac Adult ChunkMay/03/22M1,M3 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Adult Mini ChunkMay/11/22M3 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Adult Mini ChunkSep/15/22M3 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Mature AdultApr/28/22M3 L128#
Pro Pac Performance PuppyApr/28/22M3 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Performance PuppyAug/01/22M3,M1 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Performance PuppyAug/08/22M3 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Performance PuppySep/16/22M1 L1, L240#
Pro Pac Ultimates Bayside SelectMay/11/22M3 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Bayside SelectAug/05/22M1 L1, L2, L35#, 28#
Pro Pac Ultimates Bayside SelectAug/12/22M1 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Chicken & RiceAug/05/22M3 L1, L2, L35#, 28#
Pro Pac Ultimates Heartland ChoiceMay/04/22M1,M2 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Heartland ChoiceAug/10/22M1,M2 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Lamb & RiceAug/02/22M3 L1, L25#, 28#
Pro Pac Ultimates Lamb & RiceAug/12/22M1 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Large Breed AdultSep/17/22M2 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Large Breed AdultSep/18/22M3 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Large Breed PuppyApr/28/22M3,M1 L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates Meadow PrimeMay/02/22M2 L128#
Pro Pac Ultimates Overland RedMay/04/22M2 L128#
Pro Pac Ultimates Overland RedAug/05/22M3 L1, L228#
Pro Pac Ultimates PuppyMay/11/22M1,M2 L2, L35#, 28#
Pro Pac Ultimates PuppyAug/10/22M2 L1, L25#, 28#
Pro Pac Ultimates PuppyAug/11/22M1 L35#
Pro Pac Ultimates Savannah PrideAug/11/22M3 L1, L2, L35#, 14#
Sportmix 24/20 Energy PlusApr/28/22M1,M2 L1, L244#, 50#
Sportmix 24/20 Energy PlusMay/12/22M3,M1 L1, L244#, 50#
Sportmix 24/20 Energy PlusAug/02/22M3,M1 L1, L250#
Sportmix 24/20 Energy PlusSep/15/22M2 L150#
Sportmix 24/20 Energy PlusSep/16/22M3 L1, L250#
Sportmix Bite SizeApr/26/22M3 L1,L240#
Sportmix Bite SizeMay/12/22M3 L1, L240#
Sportmix Bite SizeAug/03/22M1,M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Bite SizeSep/15/22M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Canine X ChickenMay/04/22M3,M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Canine X ChickenAug/11/22M1,M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Gourmet CatMay/02/22M3,M1 L1, L215#, 31#
Sportmix Gourmet CatAug/01/22M3,M1 L1, L215#, 31#
Sportmix Hi Protein 27/12Sep/17/22M1,M2 L1, L250#
Sportmix High Energy 26/18May/05/22M3,M1 L1, L244#, 50#
Sportmix High Energy 26/18Aug/05/22M1 L1, L250#
Sportmix High Energy 26/18Sep/16/22M2 L250#
Sportmix High Energy 26/18Sep/17/22M3 L1, L250#
Sportmix Maintenance 21/12Apr/29/22M3 L244#, 50#
Sportmix Maintenance 21/12Aug/01/22M2 L1, L244#, 50#
Sportmix Original CatAug/04/22M2 L115#, 31#
Sportmix Stamina 24/18Aug/02/22M3 L1, L244#, 50#
Sportmix Wholeomes Large BreedMay/11/22M3,M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesome Performance PuppyAug/11/22M1 L116.5#
Sportmix Wholesomes Beef & RiceMay/04/22M1,M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Beef & RiceMay/05/22M3 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Beef & RiceAug/04/22M2 L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes CatApr/26/22M3,M1 L1, L215#, 16.5#
Sportmix Wholesomes Chicken & RiceAug/11/22M3,M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Chicken & RiceSep/16/22M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Fish & RiceMay/11/22M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Fish & RiceMay/12/22M3 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Fish & RiceAug/03/22M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Fish & RiceAug/11/22M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Beef Meal & ChickpeasMay/05/22M3 L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Beef Meal & ChickpeasAug/05/22M3 L1, L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Chicken Meal & PotatoMay/04/22M2 L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Whitefish Meal & PotatoMay/11/22M3 L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Whitefish Meal & PotatoAug/05/22M1 L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Grain Free Whitefish Meal & PotatoAug/12/22M1 L235#
Sportmix Wholesomes Lamb & RiceMay/11/22M1,M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Lamb & RiceAug/02/22M1 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Lamb & RiceSep/16/22M2 L1,L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Large BreedAug/11/22M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Large BreedAug/12/22M3 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Large BreedSep/17/22M2 L1, L240#
Sportmix Wholesomes Performance PuppyAug/10/22M2 L1, L216.5#
Sportmix Wholesomes Sensitive LambApr/29/22M1 L230#
Sportmix Wholesomes Sensitive LambMay/02/22M3,M1 L130#
Sportmix Wholesomes Sensitive SalmonAug/09/22M3,M1 L1, L230#
Sportmix Wholesomes Sensitive SalmonSep/16/22M1,M2 L1, L230#
Sportmix Wholesomes Sensitive SalmonApr/26/22M1,M2 L1, L230#
SportstrailAug/03/22M1 L150#
SportstrailSep/15/22M3,M1 L1, L250#
Unrefined LambApr/26/22M2 L3, L24#, 25#
Unrefined LambApr/27/22M3 L3, L2, L14#, 25#
Unrefined LambAug/09/22M1,M2 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Unrefined RabbitMay/10/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Unrefined RabbitApr/27/22M1,M2 L3, L2, L14#, 25#
Unrefined RabbitAug/09/22M2 L1,L212.5#, 25#
Unrefined RabbitAug/10/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Unrefined RabbitApr/28/22M3 L125#
Unrefined SalmonApr/27/22M3,M1 L3, L2, L14#, 12.5#, 25#
Unrefined SalmonMay/09/22M1,M2 L1, L212.5#, 25#
Unrefined SalmonMay/10/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Venture Alaska Pollock Meal & PumpkinAug/02/22M2 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Venture Alaska Pollock Meal & PumpkinSep/18/22M3,M1 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Venture Alaska Pollock Meal & PumpkinAug/03/22M3 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Venture Duck Meal & PumpkinAug/01/22M1,M2 L1, L2, L34#, 12.5#, 25#
Venture Rabbit Meal & PumpkinMay/02/22M1,M2 L34#
Venture Rabbit Meal & PumpkinMay/03/22M3 L1, L24#,12.5#, 25#
Venture Rabbit Meal & PumpkinAug/02/22M1,M2 L1, L2, L34#,12.5#, 25#
Wholesomes Chicken &RiceMay/02/22M1,M3 L1, L240#
Wholesomes Fish & RiceApr/26/22M1 L1, L240#

These products were sold and distributed nationwide across multiple pet specialty retail store, in addition to online stores.

The above product information can be found on the back of the bag and uses this format: “EXP AUG/02/22/M1/L#”. Please see the below image for reference.

Midwestern-Pet-Food-Recall-Example-of-Lot-Number

What Is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a highly infectious bacteria commonly found in most reported food-related illnesses in the United States and globally. Both humans and animals can carry salmonella in their intestines in addition to feces. Salmonella often spreads in contaminated foods.

Common symptoms of Salmonella poisoning in humans include:

  • Abdominal cramping
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Upset Stomach
  • Vomiting

Salmonella can cause arterial infections, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and endocarditis in severe cases. Anyone displaying such symptoms should contact their healthcare providers immediately.

Common symptoms of Salmonella poisoning in dogs include:

  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased appetite

If your pet has consumed the above-recalled product and has any of these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian immediately.

What Do I Do Now?

Distributors and retails are asked to remove these products from their shelves. Please do not donate or sell the products.

Please discontinue feeding the products to your pets. Dispose of the product safely and appropriately so that wildlife cannot access them.

Wipe down surfaces that have been in contact with any of the above-referenced products and ensure you wash your hands thoroughly.

Please contact Midwestern Pet Foods at 800-474-4163 (Monday to Friday, 7 AM to 4PM CT) using ext. 455, if you have any questions regarding this recall.

Alternatively email: info@midwesternpetfoods.com.

The company remains fully committed to cooperating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. No other Midwestern Pet Foods products are affected by this recall.

U.S citizens that wish to report a complaint about FDA-regulated pet food must do so via their consumer complaint coordinator in their local area.

Alternatively, go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Any Canadian citizens wishing to report any health and safety concerns relating to this product by filling in the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

You can go back to our list of dog food recalls in the U.S.