TORONTO, March 20 /CNW/ - In response to the recall issued by Menu Foods,
following a physical inventory count conducted by Hill's(R) Pet Nutrition
Inc., the company has confirmed that its voluntary withdrawal does not impact
Hill's Science Diet(R) and Hill's Prescription Diet(R) products available in
Canadian pet owners can confidently continue to feed their pets Hills Pet
Nutrition Inc. (Science Diet(R) and Prescription Diet(R)) wet and dry cat and
dog food sold in Canada.
In the United States, Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. announced a voluntary
withdrawal of 3 oz and 5.5 oz Science Diet(R) Savory Cuts(R) Cat brand cans on
March 16, 2007 as a precautionary measure, in response to the recall initiated
by Menu Foods, Inc. Hill's Pet Nutrition is taking this precautionary step to
protect the health and well being of pets. Hill's has received no confirmed
reported cases of illness.
Consumers are invited to contact Hill's at 1-800-445-5777 or visit
www.hillspet.com, Canadian site.
The company regrets any inconvenience to its consumers, veterinary
clinics and retail customers.
For further information:
For further information: Amy Thompson, Communication Specialist, Hill's
Pet Nutrition Inc., (785) 368-5016, Amy_Thompson@hillspet.com