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Pedigree Dog Food Recall Expanded

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August 31, 2014 – Mars Petcare US has announced it is expanding last week’s voluntary recall of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of a foreign material.
As reported here last week, the recall still affects 22 bags shipped to Dollar General across four U.S. states.
However, it now is being
expanded to include 55-pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold in Sam’s Club in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
Bags may contain small metal fragments which could have entered the packages during the production process. The foreign material is not embedded in the food itself yet may present a risk of injury if consumed.

Sold at Sam’s Club

Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food in 55-pound bags 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.
The affected 55-pound bags were sold between August 14 and August 30 at Sam’s Club in the following locations:

  • Michigan
    • Comstock Park
    • Muskegon
    • Jackson
    • Roseville
    • Saginaw
  • Indiana
    • Kokomo
  • Ohio
    • Dayton
    • Holland
    • Lima
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Sold at Dollar General

Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food in 15-pound bags 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.
Affected 15-pound bags were sold between August 18 and August 30 at Dollar General stores in the following locations:

  • Arkansas
    • Perryville
    • Cabot
  • Louisiana
    • Baton Rouge
    • Calhoun
    • Hineston
    • Jonesville
    • Pineville
    • Slaughter
  • Mississippi
    • Magnolia
    • Vicksburg
  • Tennessee
    • Memphis
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The company has received no reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product.

What to Do?

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 go to
http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the
Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Pedigree Dog Food

Pedigree Dog Food Recall
August 26, 2014 – Mars Petcare US has announced a voluntary recall of 22 bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of a foreign material.
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The affected bags were sold in Dollar General stores in four states.
Although the small metal fragments are not embedded in the food itself, they may present a risk of injury if consumed.
The company is working with Dollar General to ensure that the recalled product is no longer sold and is removed from inventory.

What’s Recalled?

Only 15 pound bags of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food with the production code detailed below were sold at 12 Dollar General stores in the following four states:

  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
Each product 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.
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No other Pedigree products are affected, including any other variety of dry dog food, wet dog food or dog treats.

What to Do

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 go to
http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the
Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

True Raw Choice

True Raw Choice Pet Treats Recall
by MIKE SAGMAN
November 20, 2013 — Health Canada has announced Your True Companion Pet Products is recalling its True Raw Choice Bulk Dehydrated Natural Pet Treats due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.
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Recalled products include:
  • Duck Feet (Lot 228870)
  • Duck Wings (Lot 213825)
  • Chicken Feet (Lot 214733)
  • Lamb Trachea (Lot 225215)
  • Chicken Breast (Lot 154339)
A total of 280 total cases of the affected treats were sold in bulk at various pet food stores across Canada.
Editor’s Note: Even though the recalled products may have been purchased in Canada, they may also have been carried home to pets in the United States. So, be sure to check your own records for purchase information.

About Salmonella

Pets such as dogs and cats (and their food) can carry Salmonella bacteria. People can get infected with the bacteria from handling pets, pet food or feces.
Symptoms of salmonellosis often include:

  • Sudden onset of fever
  • Stomach cramps
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

What to Do?

Consumers should contact Your True Companion Pet Products at 855-260-5024 if unsure if the product you have is affected or not.
As of November 8, 2013, all affected products have been disposed of in the market place.
Canadians can report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product by filling out the
Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
U.S. citizens can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the
consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to
http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Bailey's Choice Dog Treats

Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats Recall Expanded
November 6, 2013 — Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats, LLC, of Waleska, Georgia is expanding its voluntary recall to include additional five-ounce packages of its chicken dog treats.
According to an FDA news bulletin, the recall was announced by officials of the Georgia Department of Agriculture because of possible contamination of the treats with Salmonella bacteria.
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  • 100% Chicken Treat
    Lot “Jun 2 2013″
  • 100% Chicken Treat
    Lot “Jun 3 2013″
  • 100% Chicken Breast Treat
    Lot “Jun 4 2013″
  • 100% Chicken Treat
    Lot “Jun 15 2013″
  • 100% Chicken Treat
    Lot “Jul 8 2013″
  • 100% Chicken Treat
    Lot “Jul 11 2013″
  • 100% Teriyaki Chicken Treats
    Lot 132881
This recall announcement is a follow-up to our original story posted here on Friday, November 1, 2013.

What to Do?

If you are in possession of one of the affected packages, officials recommend consumers discard the remaining contents.
Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats LLC will provide a
full refund. They can be reached at 770-881-0526, by email at thomdo4570@gmail.com or online at www.baileyschoicetreats.com
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the
consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to
http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.

Bailey's Dog Treats

Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats Recall
November 1, 2013 — Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats LLC of Waleska, Georgia, has announced it is recalling certain packages of dog treats due to possible contamination with Salmonella bacteria.
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The recall includes packages of chicken treats in various sizes and with the following lot dates:
  • June 5, 2013
  • October 8, 2013
According to the announcement on the company’s Facebook page:
“These two lots tested positive for Salmonella. We have had no reports of anyone or any pet becoming sick. These treats will not harm your dog, dogs digestive systems are designed for eating raw food. It is more dangerous to humans. As with all raw foods, after handling jerky products, we recommend washing your hands thoroughly. We are working with the GA Dept of Agriculture closely to recall the effected lots. We will have more details here as they become available.”
Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors are checking retail stores and warehouses to be certain the recalled products have been removed from sale.

What to Do?

If you are in possession of one of the affected packages, officials recommend consumers discard the remaining contents.
Bailey’s Choice Dog Treats LLC will provide a
full refund. They can be reached at 770-881-0526, by email at thomdo4570@gmail.com or online at www.baileyschoicetreats.com
You can report complaints about FDA-regulated pet food products by calling the
consumer complaint coordinator in your area.
Or go to
http://www.fda.gov/petfoodcomplaints.