Pedigree Dog Food Recall

Share
pedigree-recall-2014-200px

Pedigree Dog Food Recall

August 31, 2014 – Mars Petcare US has announced it is expanding last week’s voluntary recall of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of a foreign material.

As reported here last week, the recall still affects 22 bags shipped to Dollar General across four U.S. states.

However, it now is being expanded to include 55-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold in Sam’s Club in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Bags may contain small metal fragments which could have entered the packages during the production process.

The foreign material is not embedded in the food itself yet may present a risk of injury if consumed.

Sold at Sam’s Club

Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food in 55-pound bags sold at Sam’s Club will have the lot code 432E1KKM03 printed on the back of the bag near the UPC and a Best Before date of 8/7/15.

The affected 55-pound bags were sold between August 14 and August 30 at Sam’s Club in the following locations:

 Michigan
 Comstock Park
 Muskegon
 Jackson
 Roseville
 Saginaw
 Indiana
 Kokomo
 Ohio
 Dayton
 Holland
 Lima

Sold at Dollar General

Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food in 15-pound bags sold at Dollar General stores will have the lot code 432C1KKM03 printed on the back of the bag near the UPC and a Best Before date of 8/5/15.

Affected 15-pound bags were sold between August 18 and August 30 at Dollar General stores in the following locations:

 Arkansas
 Perryville
 Cabot
 Louisiana
 Baton Rouge
 Calhoun
 Hineston
 Jonesville
 Pineville
 Slaughter
 Mississippi
 Magnolia
 Vicksburg
 Tennessee
 Memphis

The company has received no reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product.

What to Do?

Consumers who have purchased the affected product are advised to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange.

Consumers may contact Mars Petcare at 800-305-5206 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST.

U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Previous Voluntary Recall Information

August 26, 2014 – Mars Petcare US has announced a voluntary recall of 22 bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of a foreign material.

The affected bags were sold in Dollar General stores in four states.

Although the small metal fragments are not embedded in the food itself, they may present a risk of injury if consumed.

The company is working with Dollar General to ensure that the recalled product is no longer sold and is removed from inventory.

What’s Recalled?

Only 15-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food with the production code detailed below were sold at 12 Dollar General stores in the following four states:

 Arkansas
 Louisiana
 Mississippi
 Tennessee

Each product will have the lot code 432C1KKM03 printed on the back of the bag near the UPC and a Best Before date of 8/5/15.

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

What to Do

Consumers may contact Mars Petcare at 800-305-5206 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST.

U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the consumer complaint coordinator in your area.

Or go to http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Leave a Reply