Canadian Purina Pet Food Not Impacted By Menu Food Recall



    TORONTO, March 19 /CNW/ - Nestlé Purina PetCare confirmed this morning
that the recent Menu Foods, Inc. recall does not impact Canadian Purina wet
dog or wet cat products.
    Ensuring the safety and quality of their pet foods is Nestlé Purina's
highest priority. Consumers can continue to feed Nestlé Purina wet dog and wet
cat food with confidence, including Fancy Feast(R), Friskies(R), Pro Plan(R),
Purina Veterinary Diet(R) wet cat foods, and Beneful(R), Purina Veterinary
Diet(R) wet dog foods.
    In the United States, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced a voluntary
withdrawal of 5.3 ounce Mighty Dog(R) brand pouch products on March 16, 2007,
as a precautionary measure, in response to the recall initiated by Menu Foods,
Inc. The Mighty Dog(R) brand pouch products are not available in Canada.
    Consumers are invited to visit the Menu Foods, Inc. website directly at
www.menufoods.com/recall for a complete list of products impacted by the
recall. For information related to Nestlé Purina pet food brands available in
Canada, please visit www.purina.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Media Inquiries, contact: Jenine LaFayette, PR
Communications Specialist, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Direct Line: (905) 287-3732,
Cell Phone: (416) 559-7110; For Consumer Inquires, contact: Nestlé Purina
PetCare at 1-800-268-5345


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