Media Contacts: Melissa Murphy-Brown

Del Monte


Lori Willis

Director of Communications


April 2, 2007

Del Monte Recalls Pet Treats

Products may contain wheat gluten with melamine

ST. LOUIS - Del Monte Pet Products has announced a nationwide voluntary recall of Jerky Treats Beef Flavored Dog Snacks in the 7.5-oz package and Pounce Meaty Morsels Moist Chicken Flavored Cat Treats in the 2.3-oz package. The company is taking the voluntary action after learning that wheat gluten containing melamine, a substance not approved for use in food, was provided to Del Monte.

Schnucks and Logli stores are urging customers to check for the following items:

Jerky Treats Beef Flavored Dog Snacks

7.5-oz package

UPC: 04152241160

Pounce Meaty Morsels Moist Chicken Flavored Cat Treats

2.3-oz package

UPC: 07910041708

Schnucks and Logli customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Mississippi may return the specified products to their nearest store for a full refund.

This recall includes other Del Monte Pet Products not carried by Schnucks and Logli stores. Pet Owners are urged to check the Del Monte site for additional affected products at

Consumers with questions should contact the Del Monte Consumer Hotline at 1-800-551-7392 or the Schnucks Consumers Affairs Department at 314-994-4400 or 1-800-264-4400.

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