Boulder Dog Food Company Recalls Chicken Sprinkles Dog Treats Due to Salmonella Risk

Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C., recalled ten 3-ounce-bags of Chicken Sprinkles dog treats due to  a positive test for Salmonella contamination

This recall is limited to Chicken Sprinkles treats with a best by date of 05/04/16, lot number 998 and a UPC Code of 899883001231. The product is in a clear plastic bag, and the UPC Code is located in the lower right hand corner of the product label on the front of the bag.  The best by date and lot lumber are on a label on the reverse side of the bag.

The recall is a result of a routine sampling program by the Colorado Department of Agriculture which revealed a positive test for Salmonella in one package of Chicken Sprinkles.

The recalled Product consists of 10 bags of Chicken Sprinkles that were distributed to two retail stores in the State of Colorado, one retail store in the State of Washington, and one retail customer in the State of Maryland.  Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. has retrieved 8 of the 10 bags of the recalled Product, and believes that the remaining two bags of the Product have been used or destroyed.

The product name, lot, UPC, and best dates are listed below:

Boulder Dog Food Company Chicken Sprinkles

Lot Code 998

UPC Code 899883001231

Size 3oz

Best if Used by Date 05/04/16

Those at risk of being infected with Salmonella should monitor for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Salmonella can also result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If a pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, or another pet or human has these symptoms, contact your veterinarian or health care provider.

 If you are in possession of the recalled product, please discontinue use and return the unused treats to either the retailer where it was purchased or directly to Boulder Dog Food Company L.L.C.

Consumers with questions may contact Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. at 303-449-2540 Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM (M.D.T.)

This article originally appeared on petmd.com.

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