Fernandez Chile Company Inc. of Alamosa, CO, is recalling 4-oz. Chile Molido Puro (UPC code 77601-10011) and 6-oz. Chile Rojo (UPC code 77601-10053) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were distributed in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona and California. King Soopers, Safeway, City Market and various independent grocers received these products. The 4-oz. Chile Molido Puro (UPC code 77601-10011) comes in a clear plastic bag marked with an expiration of 01 2017 on the back. The 6-oz. Chile Rojo (UPC code 77601-10053) comes in a clear plastic bag marked with an expiration 02 2017 on the back. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by an independent lab revealed the presence of Salmonella in some of the 4-oz. Chile Molido Puro and 6-oz. Chile Rojo. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. These products are being recalled and taken out of production while the company and FDA continue their investigation into the source of the contamination. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Blair Fernandez at Fernandez Chile Company Inc. at (719) 589-6043, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MDT. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.