Dog Food In New Zealand Recalled Due To Metal Fragments

Auckland-based Mars New Zealand said it was recalling its Pedigree and Optimum brand “dog roll products” due to a possible metal fragments contamination.

The recall includes Pedigree brand beef and liver, lamb and vegetable, beef rice and vegetable, and chicken and rice dog rolls; and Optimum beef, lamb and vegetable, chicken and rice, and selected meats rolls.

All have “best before” dates between October 16 and 19.

The products are sold at grocery and pet food retail outlets in New Zealand.

Customers are recommended to stop feeding the products to their dogs and return them to the store for a full refund.

Source: New Zealand Herald

4 Responses to “Dog Food In New Zealand Recalled Due To Metal Fragments”

  1. Lynn says:

    Here we go again. Does it never end?

  2. Amanda says:

    Doesn’t seem like it does :( You would think Nations would stop all trade with China right now!! I know that will kill economies everywhere but they will bounce back once we all start making our own products again!!

  3. catmom5 says:

    What the *&*$ is metal doing in pet food? (Yeah, I know . . . stupid question)

  4. Pukanuba says:

    Hearing all these stories for months now sort of makes me wonder…….exactly how long has this REALLY been going on? How much of this food have animals consumed & died from “unknown causes”? I can’t believe this year just happens to be the Chinese year of Bad Luck with Pet Food…….


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