UPDATE: September 2nd, 2014 – Pedigree has issued an additional press release expanding the scope of the recall. Please read the details here.
August 27th, 2014 – Pedigree has issued a voluntary recall of 22 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food due to the possible presence of small metal fragments in the bag. Pedigree states that while the foreign objects are not embedded in the food, their presence may present a risk.
The affected dog food bags we’re distributed by Dollar General stores located Tennesse, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Information about the specific lot code and use by date are shown below in the image courtesy of Pedigree’s website. Pedigree states that no other Pedigree products or lots of have been affected.
Fortunately, to our knowledge no injuries have been reported. While it’s always scary to hear about foreign objects in pet food, we’re thankful that this recall only seems to affect a small number of bags in a limited geographic area. Regardless, please help us pass on the word! You never know, one of these bags could have been purchased by one of your friends or family members.
For more information, please visit Pedigree’s press release. Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 1-800-305-5206.