Mars Petcare US voluntarily recalled two lots of Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food due to a potential choking risk from hard white pieces of plastic which entered the food during the production process. Cesar Classics Filet Mignon can be purchased individually, as well as, in flavor variety multipacks. Affected product was distributed to retail customers throughout the United States.
Two lot codes of Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor wet dog food with the production codes shown below are included in this voluntary recall. Each product will have a lot code printed on side of the tray that begins with 631FKKC, 631GKKC. The affected dog foods have “best before” dates 080418 (August 4, 2018) and 080518 (August 5, 2018). The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed.
Mars Petcare encourages consumers who have purchased affected product to discard the food or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, to date, the company has not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product in the voluntary recall.
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