Recall: Select Dog Bones

Countdown says dog bones could contain string or twine.

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The problem

Countdown is issuing a recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg.

The product is being recalled because it may contain pieces of string or twine. If the string is consumed, it may pose a food safety risk, with the potential to cause harm to animals, including intestinal irritation or intestinal obstruction.


The products being recalled were purchased at any Countdown, SuperValue or FreshChoice store nationally from 13 June 2014 with a best before date of 26 November 2015.

What to do

  • Consumers should not allow their dogs to eat this product and should return it to their nearest Countdown, SuperValue or FreshChoice supermarket for a full refund.

  • Customers can call the toll-free customer service number for more information on 0800 40 40 40.

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