Pedigree brand Wet Dog Food Recall announced for possible Plastic

Pedigree canned Dog food involved in recall - FDA

(Best Syndication News) - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the voluntary recall of certain Pedigree brand canned dog food because it could contain small pieces of blue plastic. Mars Petcare US, the company responsible for the dog food, said that they apologize for the inconvenience and want to reassure consumers that the problem has been identified and resolved.

The concern is that dogs could possibly choke on the plastic pieces. Consumers found the plastic pieces in the dog food. Mars Petcare US did not receive any reports of dogs being hurt or sickened from the food. The recalled dog food was distributed throughout the US. Only certain varieties of the PEDIGREE® weight management canned dog food is involved in the recall. All other Pedigree canned dog food is safe for the dogs to eat.

The recalled dog food products are listed below. The cans will have a lot code that begins with 209, 210, 211 or 212 and will have a Best Before date that is between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014.

  • UPC: 2310034974 Product: PEDIGREE +® Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entrée in Meaty Juices
  • UPC: 2310001913 Product: PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
  • UPC: 2310023045 Product: PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices
  • Consumers who have the recalled dog food should either throw it out or return it back to the store to get a full refund or exchange it for another can. More information may be posted at www.pedigree.com/update.

    By: N Wilson

    ref: FDA

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