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Melted Plastic Prompts Puppy Food Recall

Nutro voluntarily recalls select puppy foods due to discovery in its production line.

Nutro voluntarily recalls select puppy foods due to discovery in its production line.

Nutro Products has issued a voluntary recall of select puppy foods due to the discovery of melted plastic in its production line. The company said it is highly unlikely that any pieces of plastic made it into the finished product, but is retrieving all potentially affected products anyway.

The small pieces of plastic, identified as a worker’s “bump cap,” similar to a hard hat, which inadvertently made its way into the manufacturing process, was originally found in both Nutro dry cat and dog food products. However, the company said since it immediately retrieved the affected pet food from its distributors, only three SKUs reached a small number of Petsmart and Petco stores. The three SKUs are:

Nutro Products encourages consumers who believe they have purchased a potentially affected product to return it to the retailer for a full refund or exchange it for another Nutro product.

The Nutro Products Consumer Care team can be reached at 800-833-5330.

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