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Giant Food Alerts Customers to Recall of PEDIGREE(R) Dry Pet Food Products
Date:9/12/2008

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giant Food, following a recall by MARS Petcare US, Inc., announced it is removing PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites and PEDIGREE(R) Large Breed Complete Nutrition dry pet food products from sale. MARS Petcare has issued a national recall of these products because of potential contamination with Salmonella Schwarzengrund.

The following products are affected by this recall:

-- PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 4 pounds

UPC # 0-23100-05104

-- PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 8.8 pounds

UPC # 0-23100-14719

-- PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites Adult Nutrition 32 pounds

UPC # 0-23100-31483

-- PEDIGREE(R) Large Breed Complete Nutrition 20 pounds

UPC # 0-23100-29158

Affected products can be identified by the letters PAE within "Best Before" ID Code on the product label [example = 808G1PAE01 12:00].

Animals infected with Salmonella Schwarzengrund may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and vomiting. Some pets will only have decreased appetite, fever or abdominal pain. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and experiences any of the above symptoms, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends contacting your veterinarian.

In an effort to prevent the transmission of Salmonella from pets to family members and care givers, the FDA recommends that everyone follow appropriate pet food handling guidelines when feeding their pets. A list of safe pet food handling tips can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/consumer/updates/petfoodtips080307.html

Upon hearing of the announcement by MARS Petcare, Giant immediately removed the items for sale from its shelves. Giant has not received any reports of illness or injuries associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact MARS Petcare at (866) 298-8332. Consumers who have purchased the affected products may return them to Giant for a full refund. Consumers looking for additional information may call Giant Customer Service at (888) 469-4426 for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant website at http://www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, MD, operates 181 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 21,000 associates. Included within the 181 stores are 163 full-service pharmacies. For more on Giant, visit http://www.giantfood.com.


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