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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.
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:
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.
Nature’s Variety recalled several bags of Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs due to an off-odor smell that may develop over time, the Lincoln, Neb.-based company reported today.
The dog food is not contaminated, but some products are not remaining fresh over the course of their shelf life. The company detected the defect through its internal quality control process, but has not yet determined the source of the odor, the company said.
Nature’s Variety recalled its Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs due to an off-odor smell that may develop over time.
The recalled products include:
UPC# 7 69949 60420 4 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 5-pound bag
UPC# 7 66949 60425 9 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 15-pound bag
UPC# 7 69949 60430 3 –Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 30-pound bag
UPC # 7 66949 60432 7 – Prairie Beef Meal & Barley medley Kibble for Dogs, 3-ounce sample
Nature’s Variety has contacted retailers and distributors and notified consumers through its website and social media outlets, the company said.
Consumer who purchased one of the recalled products can obtain a full refund or exchange it for a different variety by either returning the dog food in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to their pet store.
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