SunSentinel.com/petblog: Dog, cat food recalled
September 22, 2008
Mars Petcare US has recalled dog and cat food from some of its well-known national brands, including Pedigree and Special Kitty, as a precaution after two workers at the company's Everson, Penn., plant contracted salmonella.Twelve brands are affected. The products were sold at major retailers in 31 states, including Florida. Company representatives would not disclose how many units were recalled but said the Everson plant, which makes about 2.7 percent of Mars' inventory, was involved.Consumers should return these items to retailers for a full refund. For details on how to identify affected products, call 877-568-4463. Or go to: www.marspetcare.com.