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Cesar Filet Mignon wet dog food recalled due to possible choking hazard

NEW YORK — Mars Petcare is recalling a limited number of Cesar Filet Mignon wet dog food meals due to a potential choking risk from small pieces of plastic, according to a news release.

The pieces of plastic entered the food during production. Mars said a “small number” of customers have reported finding the plastic pieces, and there have been no reports of injury or illness.

Cesar Filet Mignon meals can be purchased individually as well as in flavor variety multipacks. All other varieties of Cesar dog food products can be safely consumed, according to Mars Petcare.

Meals with the following lot codes and best before dates are affected by the recall:

Individual meals will have a lot code printed on the side that begins with 631FKKC or 631GKKC and a best before date that falls between 08/04/18 and 08/05/18.

The Cesar Classics Filet Mignon Flavor can also be found in variety packs with the following lot codes:
632D14JC, 633B24JC, 634A14JC, 634A24JC, 634B14JC, 634B24JC, 634E14JC, 635A24JC, 635B14JC, 636D24JC, 636E14JC.

Customers can call 1-800-421-6456 with questions about the affected product.