Foreign Objects Cause Pedigree Dog Food Recall

Mars Petcare US recalls three varieties of Pedigree weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk.

Posted: July 2, 2012, 3 p.m. EDT

Pedigree RecallThe 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 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


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Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 1-877-720-3335 or visit the Pedigree website.

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Mike - 257653   

7/28/2012 1:07:15 PM

Interesting! I hope that everyone's Saturday is going great and safe!

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Selissa - 216807   New braunfels, TX

7/8/2012 10:07:18 AM

Glad it wasn't dry dog food as well.

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