Your Guide to the Midwestern Pet Foods Class Action

As a pet owner, the safety and well-being of your furry friends are of utmost importance. However, when it comes to the food they eat, it’s crucial to ensure that it’s safe and healthy for them. Unfortunately, Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. and Nunn Milling Co. have been involved in a class action lawsuit due to allegations that their pet food products may have been contaminated with aflatoxin or Salmonella, which can cause serious illness, sickness, or even death to pets.

Today, we’ll guide you through the Mwpfsettlement.com website and provide you with the necessary information to understand the Midwestern Pet Foods class action and how to submit a claim.

What is the Midwestern Pet Foods Class Action?

The Midwestern Pet Foods class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Case No. 3:21-cv-00007. The lawsuit alleges that Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc. and Nunn Milling Co. marketed and sold pet food products that may have been contaminated with aflatoxin or Salmonella, which can cause serious illness, sickness, or even death to pets.

The lawsuit seeks to compensate pet owners who purchased these products and were affected by the contamination.

Eligibility and Claim Process

To be eligible to submit a claim, you must be a person or entity residing in the United States who purchased one or more of the Midwestern Pet Food Products. The following products are covered by the settlement:

Product Name
Recall Date
Sportmix Pet Food
December 30, 2020
Sportmix Pet Food
January 11, 2021
Sportmix Pet Food
March 26, 2021

To submit a claim, you can complete the Claim Form and mail it to the Settlement Administrator or submit it online by August 3, 2023. Claim Forms received after the deadline may not be accepted.

More you need to know

Claim Type
Description
Documentation Required
Payment Amount
Pet Injury Claims
Pets that became ill or died due to consumption of Midwestern Pet Food Products
Documentation of veterinary bills, medical records, and/or death certificate
100% of approved documented losses or $75 total for pets that became ill but did not die and $150 total for pets that died
Consumer Food Purchase Claims
Pet owners who purchased Midwestern Pet Food Products
Documentation of purchase receipts and/or bank statements
100% of approved submitted losses or $25 for each bag of Midwestern Pet Food Products purchased, up to two (2) bags

Popular questions asked by people

What is the deadline to submit a claim?

The deadline to submit a claim is August 3, 2023.

What products are covered by the settlement?

The following products are covered by the settlement: Sportmix Pet Food, recalled on December 30, 2020, January 11, 2021, and March 26, 2021.

How much can I receive for my claim?

The payment amount varies depending on the type of claim and the documentation provided. Pet Injury Claims can receive 100% of approved documented losses or $75 total for pets that became ill but did not die and $150 total for pets that died

Consumer Food Purchase Claims can receive 100% of approved submitted losses or $25 for each bag of Midwestern Pet Food Products purchased, up to two (2) bags.

Do I need to provide documentation for my claim?

Yes, documentation is required for Pet Injury Claims and Consumer Food Purchase Claims. For Pet Injury Claims, you need to provide documentation of veterinary bills, medical records, and/or death certificate. For Consumer Food Purchase Claims, you need to provide documentation of purchase receipts and/or bank statements.

Can I exclude myself from the class action?

Yes, you can exclude yourself from the class action by submitting a written request to the Settlement Administrator by the deadline.

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Conclusion

The Midwestern Pet Foods class action is an important step towards ensuring that pet owners are compensated for any harm caused by the contaminated pet food products. By understanding the eligibility and claim process, you can take the necessary steps to submit a claim and receive the compensation you deserve.

Remember to submit your claim by the deadline and provide the required documentation to ensure that your claim is processed correctly.