Dog owners who feed their pets Cesar Classics dog food should be aware of a recall that has recently been issued. On October 7, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary recall of some CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor products, reported PR Newswire.
The food which has been recalled may be contaminated with hard pieces of plastic, which could pose a choking hazard to dogs. In a press release, the company stated, “CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon can be purchased individually, as well as in flavor variety multipacks. The Lot Codes listed below are the only affected products. All other CESAR® products can be safely consumed.”
(Lot code on pet food)
Each product will have a lot code printed on the side of the tray that begins with 631FKKC or 631GKKC and best before date that falls between 08/04/18 and 08/05/18.
The CESAR® Classics Filet Mignon Flavor can also be found in variety packs with the following lot codes:
632D14JC, 633B24JC, 634A14JC, 634A24JC, 634B14JC, 634B24JC, 634E14JC, 635A24JC, 635B14JC, 636D24JC, 636E14JC.
The company stated:
At Mars Petcare, we take our responsibility to pets and their owners seriously and are working with all of our distributors and retail customers to ensure the recalled products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory.
And issued an apology:
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by this recall. Please see detailed information on the affected products below. You can also reach us at 1-800-421-6456 if you have questions.