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Plastic pieces prompt CESAR dog food recall

(WPRI) -- The Food and Drug Administration Tuesday announced Mar Petcare US is recalling what it called a limited number of CESAR Classics Filet Mignon Flavor dog food.

The company said the product - which was sold nationwide - may pose a choking risk from hard, white pieces of plastic which entered the food sometime during the production process.

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. A Best Before date 080418 (August 4, 2018) and 080518 (August 5, 2018).

PRODUCT: CESAR® CLASSICS FILET MIGNON FLAVOR

UPC: 23100017792

LOT CODES: 631FKKC and 631GKKC

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.

Mars Petcare said consumers who bought the affected product should discard it or return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange.

The company said it has not received any reports of injury or illness associated with the affected product.

Pet owners who have questions about the recall should call 800-421-6456 between the hours of Saturday, October 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST and Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST or visit https://www.cesar.com/notice.


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