The Colorado-based Boulder Dog Food Company has voluntarily recalled 10 bags of their Chicken Sprinkles product due to the possibility of salmonella. The recalled product was distributed to a retail store in Washington, two retail stores in Colorado and a retail customer in Maryland.
The company has recovered eight of the 10 bags. Boulder Dog Food Company believes that the remaining two bags have either been used or destroyed. If you are in possession of the Chicken Sprinkles product, check the 3-oz bag for a Best By date of 05/04/16, Lot Number 998 and UPC Code 899883001231. If you have one or both of the remaining recalled bags, discontinue use immediately and return the product to the retail store you purchased it from or send it directly to Boulder Dog Food Company.
The recall was issued after the Colorado Department of Agriculture did a routine sampling and discovered a positive testing of salmonella.
People who have been exposed to salmonella should look out for fever, abdominal cramping, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. Though rare, more serious concerns may develop, such as urinary tract symptoms, eye irritation, muscle pain, arthritis, endocarditis and arterial infections. If you’ve been exposed to salmonella and experience any of these symptoms, contact your physician.
Pets exposed to salmonella may exhibit the following symptoms: vomiting, fever, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, decreased appetite, abdominal pain and lethargy. If your dog has been exposed to salmonella and experiences any of the above symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately.
One consumer has filed a complaint regarding this recalled product.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this recall, please contact Boulder Dog Food Company, L.L.C. at (303) 449-2540, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mountain Time.