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PEDIGREE voluntary recall of weight management canned dog food

When: 2012-06-30 14:40:00 -0700
Where: United States


Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited range of three varieties of PEDIGREE® weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk.

PEDIGREE® weight management canned dog foodAffected product may contain small pieces of blue plastic, which entered the food during the production process.

The source of the plastic has been identified and the issue resolved. Consumers who have purchased affected product are encouraged to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange.

The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed.

Recalled Pet Food

Only cans of PEDIGREE® weight management canned dog food varieties with the production codes shown below are included in this voluntary recall. 

Each product will have 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.

  • UPC 2310034974 PEDIGREE + Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entree in Meaty Juices
  • UPC 2310001913 PEDIGREE Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
  • UPC 2310023045 PEDIGREE Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices

A small number of consumers reported finding the plastic pieces. The company has not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product.

Affected product was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. Distributors and retail customers have been notified of the recalled products.

No other PEDIGREE® products are affected, including any other variety of wet food, dry dog food, or dog treats.

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

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