press release

July 03, 2012

Jamie Miller
Giant Food of Landover, MD
(301) 341-8776
jmiller@giantfood.com

Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Pedigree Weight Management Canned Dog Food Product

Landover, Md. (July 03, 2012) - Giant Food of Landover, Md., following a recall by Mars Petcare US, announced it has removed from sale Pedigree weight management canned dog food products due to a potential choking risk.

The following product, with a best before date that falls between 2/24/2014 and 3/23/2014, is included in this recall:

  • Pedigree Healthy Weight Premium Ground EntrĂ©e, 13.2 oz., UPC 2310034974

Affected products may contain small pieces of blue plastic, which entered the food during the production process. While a small number of consumers have reported finding the plastic pieces, no injury or illness associated with the affected product has been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Mars Petcare US at (877) 720-3335 or visit www.pedigree.com/update. Customers can also visit the Giant website at www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food of Landover, Md.

Giant Food LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 173 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 22,000 associates. Included within the 173 stores are 159 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant, visit www.GiantFood.com.