Some Pedigree weight management canned dog food products are being recalled due to a potential choking risk. Affected products 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, according to Mars Petcare which manufactures the food. Only cans of Pedigree weight management canned dog food varieties with the production codes shown below are included in the 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. The UPC numbers are:
• 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
No other Pedigree products are affected. Consumers who have purchased the affected products are encouraged to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. The company has not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product. The recalled food was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. For more information, call 1-877-720-3335 or visit www.pedigree.com.
There were so many recalls last month that we weren’t able to include all of them in this issue. We tried to include those of the most importance and urgency. If you need more information on any of the recalls listed above, visit our firm’s web site at www.BeasleyAllen.com/recalls. We would also like to know if we have missed any significant recall that involves a safety issue. If so, please let us know. As indicated at the outset, you can contact Shanna Malone at Shanna.Malone@beasleyallen.com for more recall information or to supply us with information on recalls.
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