Recall Alert: Check Your Bags of Nature’s Variety Kibble

The recall train continues, as Nature's Variety voluntarily pulls Prairie kibble from store shelves.

Michael Leaverton  |  Jul 13th 2012


More recalls? Indeed. After a string of recalls involving Diamond Pet Foods and, most recently, Pedigree, Nature’s Variety enters the fray with a voluntary recall on Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs.

But don’t panic: The recall is for an “off-odor smell that may develop over time,” according to a message on its website. The company states that the food “is not contaminated in any way, but some products are not remaining fresh for the shelf life of the product.”

According to Reed Howlett, Nature’s Variety CEO, “We’ve found that some bags of Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs have an off-odor smell. To be sure that our consumers only receive the freshest and highest quality product possible, we have decided to voluntarily recall all Prairie Beef Meal & Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs from the marketplace.”

The products affected are:

  • UPC No. 7 69949 60420 4–Prairie Beef Meal and Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 5 lb.
  • UPC No. 7 69949 60425 9–Prairie Beef Meal and Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 15 lb.
  • UPC No. 7 69949 60430 3–Prairie Beef Meal and Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 30 lb.
  • UPC No. 7 69949 60432 7–Prairie Beef Meal and Barley Medley Kibble for Dogs, 3 oz. sample

The company states that consumers can obtain a “full refund or exchange it for a different variety by either returning the product in its original packaging or bringing a proof of purchase back to their retailer.”

If you have any questions, contact the company at (888) 519-7387 or by email here.

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