UPDATE 1-Kroger recalls pet foods at some U.S. stores

* Kroger recalls select packages of dog and cat food

* Products may pose health risk to pets

NEW YORK, Dec 19 (BestGrowthStock) – The Kroger Co (KR.N: ) is
recalling select packages of dog and cat foods at some of its
retail stores because the products may pose a health risk to
pets.

The company said on Saturday the recall involves certain
bags of Pet Pride Cat Food, Pet Pride Tasty Blend Poultry &
Seafood Cat Food, Pet Pride Kitten Formula Food, Old Yeller
Chunk Dog Food, Kroger Value Cat Food, Kroger Value Chunk Dog
Food.

Kroger issued the recall because the items may contain
aflatoxin, a fungus-produced carcinogen found in some corn.

Included in the recall are Kroger stores in: Alabama,
Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina,
Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

Kroger also said the recall applies to Dillons and Gerbes
stores in Kansas and Missouri; Baker’s stores in Nebraska, Food
4 Less stores in Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana; and Jay C,
Hilander, Owen’s, Pay Less and Scott’s stores in Illinois and
Indiana.
(Reporting by Jennifer Saba, editing by Matthew Lewis)

UPDATE 1-Kroger recalls pet foods at some U.S. stores