Recall Alert: Pedigree Dog Food Recall Due to Potential Metal Contamination

Important Recall Alert: Pedigree Dog Food Recall Due to Potential Metal Contamination - ItsSoSanDiego

By ItsSoSanDiego – May 21, 2024

Attention Pet Owners!

We want to inform you about an urgent voluntary recall involving a highly popular dog food blend. The recall concerns 44-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food. This product, sold exclusively at Walmart, poses a risk due to the potential presence of loose metal pieces, as reported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Key Details of the Recall:

  • Product: Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food
  • Size: 44-pound bags
  • Affected States: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana
  • Number of Bags Impacted: 315
  • Best-By Date: March 4, 2025
  • Lot Code: 410B2TXT02 (located on the bottom back of the bag near the bar code)
  • Retailer: Walmart
  • Number of Stores Involved: 176

The FDA has emphasized that the potential presence of loose metal pieces in the dog food could pose a significant health hazard to pets. However, at the time of the recall, there were no reports of injury or illness related to this issue.

What You Should Do:

  • Check Your Bag: Verify if you have a bag with the specified lot code and best-by date.
  • Monitor Your Pet: If your pet has consumed the affected product, watch for any unusual behavior and consult a veterinarian if you have concerns.
  • Return the Product: Customers can initiate returns by contacting Mars Petcare US at 1-800-525-5273.

It’s crucial to act quickly to ensure the safety of your furry friends. If you have any of the recalled dog food, please discontinue its use immediately and return it to the place of purchase.

For more information, you can refer to the official FDA statement or contact Mars Petcare US directly.

Stay informed and keep your pets safe!

Recent Related Recalls:

  • Bread Recall in Tokyo: A significant recall occurred after the remains of a dead rat were found in loaves of bread.
  • Planters Nut Recall: Planters recently faced a recall due to listeria concerns in products distributed last month.

Stay vigilant and ensure you keep up-to-date with the latest recalls to protect your pets and family.

Sources:

  • FDA Statement
  • CBS News Report

Image Credits:

  • Donna White – stock.adobe.com

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