Some Pedigree-brand dog food is recalled

Aug. 18, 2008 at 12:04 PM

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Mars Petcare U.S. is recalling some Pedigree-brand dog food due to possible contamination.

The FDA said the recall of Pedigree Complete Nutrition Small Crunchy Bites was limited to bags sold in Albertsons stores in Southern California and the Las Vegas areas. The recalled pet food might be contaminated with Salmonella and should not be fed to pets.

The 20-pound bags of recalled dog food carried UPC 23100 14719, lot code 830BFCAT02 and had "Best Buy Date: 07/2009" printed on the back of the bag.

Pet owners can return the bags to the place of purchase for a refund or contact the company at 877-568-4463 for further information.

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