Pedigree recalls dog food, may contain metal fragments

Mars PetCare US has voluntarily recalled 15- and 55-pound bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products due to the possible presence of a foreign material. The products were sold at Dollar General stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee; and Sam’s Club stores in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

This voluntary recall affects two packages sold in the United States only. No other PEDIGREE® products are affected, including any other variety of dry dog food, wet dog food or dog treats. The affected packages are:

  • 55-pound bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food 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.
  • 15-pound bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food 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.

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 online at http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

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