Petcare News and Updates: Purina Voluntary Recalls Wet Dog Food

By Alexis Villarias, Parent Herald March 15, 06:58 am

Nestle Purina has voluntarily recalled choices of Beneful and Pro Plan Wet Dog Food after discovering that the products do not meet the recommended levels of vitamins and minerals. The manufacturer is ready to issue a refund for the purchase of affected products.

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Posted by Purina on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

CBS Local News reported that a number of 10-ounce tubs of wet dog food are being recalled by Purina after workers discovered that some of them may not meet the required levels of vitamins and minerals. The company is further investigating the issue and has promised to do their best to avoid recurrence in the future. They are also working hard to make the products available the soonest, AOL reported.

Among the recalled products are as follows (provided by CBS Local):

 1. Beneful Prepared Meals Wed Dog Food: Beef Stew, Chicken Stew, Simmered Beef Entrée, Simmered Chicken Medley, Roasted Chicken Recipe, Beef and Chicken Medley, Roasted Turkey Medley and Savory Rice and Lamb Stew.

2. Beneful Chopped Blends Wet Dog Food: with beef, carrots, peas and barley; with chicken, carrots, peas and wild rice; with lamb, brown rice, carrot, tomato and spinach; with chicken, liver, peas, brown rice and sweet potato; with salmon, sweet potato, brown rice and spinach; and with turkey, sweet potato, brown rice and spinach.

3. Pro Plan Savory Meals Wet Dog Food: Braised Chicken Entrée, Braised Pork Entrée, Braised Turkey Entrée, Grilled Salmon Entrée, and Braised Beef and Rice Entrée.

Further indications of the affected products have "Best Before" date ranging from June 2017 to August 2017. You may also check the product code. Recalled items have four numbers that start with 5363 until 6054. The products were reportedly manufactured in a Purina facility in St. Joseph, Missouri and sold to markets in United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Nestle Purina has promised to issue a refund in a written statement they released following the recall. They clarified that the products still contain the vitamins and minerals needed by pets, however, it is still advised to discard any affected products.

For refund request, you may contact (800) 877-7919. To check the full list of products, check out this link. For more tips on your pets' diet, check out this video below:

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