FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of a limited range of three varieties of PEDIGREE® weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk.
PEDIGREE +® Healthy Weight Premium Ground Entree in Meaty Juices
PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Beef & Liver Dinner in Meaty Juices
PEDIGREE® Weight Management Meaty Ground Dinner Chicken & Rice Dinner in Meaty Juices
Affected product 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. We encourage consumers who have purchased affected product to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, we have not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product. The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed.
Affected product was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States. No other products whether dry, wet, or dog treats are affected.
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