Pet Industry News Current Issue Exclusives Classified Ads Marketplaces Industry People & Profiles Pet Industry Resource Center
1:41 PM   August 22, 2014
Click Here to Subscribe
Subscriber Services
How much does a product/product line’s exclusivity to pet specialty retail influence your purchasing decisions?
Click Here for Complete Breed & Species Profiles
Bookmark and Share

Foreign Objects Cause Pedigree Dog Food Recall

Posted: July 2, 2012, 1:25 p.m. EDT


Mars Petcare US recalled three varieties of Pedigree weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk, the Franklin, Tenn.-based company reported Saturday.

Pedigree dog food recall
The Best Before date (top red box) and lot code (bottom red box) allow consumers to identify recalled Pedigree cans.
The affected products may contain small pieces of blue plastic, which entered the food during the production process. Mars identified the source of the plastic and resolved the issue, the company reported. Some consumers have found plastic pieces, but Mars has not received any reports of injury or illness with from the recalled food.

Mars is working with distributors and retail customers to ensure the recalled products are not being sold and are removed from inventory. The company encouraged consumers who purchased recalled cans to return them to the retailer for a full refund or exchange.

The recalled products include Pedigree weight management canned dog foods with a lot code printed on the end of the can that begins with 209, 210, 211 or 212 and a Best Before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014, and the following UPCs and descriptions:

UPC

Description

2310034974 Pedigree Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entrée in Meaty Juices
2310001913 Pedigree Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
2310023045 Pedigree Weight Management Meaty Ground dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices

Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 1-877-720-3335 or visit www.pedigree.com/update.

 

<HOME>



 Give us your opinion on
Foreign Objects Cause Pedigree Dog Food Recall

Submit a Comment

Industry Professional Site: Comments from non-industry professionals will be removed.

Reader Comments
You guys need to go beyond the press release. What about other brands that market under a different label but are made by MARS? Will this be like the recent Diamond recall that kept expanding?
Kelly, Omaha, NE
Posted: 7/5/2012 6:59:40 PM
View Current Comments

House-training Your Dog
Buy Now
Dog Bible
Buy Now
Healthy Puppy
Buy Now
Copyright ©  PPN, LLC. All rights reserved.
PRIVACY POLICY/OUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS. Our Privacy Policy has changed.