MARS Petcare issued a national recall of Pedigree Small Crunchy Bites and Pedigree Large Breed Complete Nutrition dry pet food products from sale on Friday due to potential contamination with Salmonella Schwarzengrund.
The following products are affected by this recall:
- Pedigree Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 4 pounds
UPC # 0-23100-05104
- Pedigree Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 8.8 pounds
UPC # 0-23100-14719
- Pedigree Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 32 pounds
UPC # 0-23100-31483
- Pedigree Large Breed Complete Nutrition 20 pounds
UPC # 0-23100-29158
Affected products are identified by the letters PAE within “Best Before” ID Code on the product label [example = 808G1PAE01 12:00].
Animals infected with Salmonella Schwarzengrund may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets will only have decreased appetite, fever or abdominal pain.
In an effort to prevent the transmission of Salmonella from pets to family members and care givers, the U.S Food and Drug Administration has posted food handling guidelines on its website.
Click here for details, or call 866-298-8332.