Boulder Dog Food Company LLC of Boulder, CO, is recalling its Chicken Sprinkles (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/04/16”, a Lot Number of “998”, and a UPC Code of 899883001231 because it has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella. Boulder Dog Food Company labelThe product is in a clear poly 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 Number are on a label on the reverse side of the bag. The recalled product consists of 10 bags of Chicken Sprinkles (3 oz.) that were distributed to two retail stores in Colorado, one retail store in Washington, and one retail customer in the State of Maryland. Boulder Dog Food Company stated that it has retrieved eight of the 10 bags of the recalled product and believes that the remaining two bags have been used or destroyed. If you are in possession of the recalled Product (“Best By” date of “05/04/16”, a Lot #”998” and a UPC Code of 899883001231), please discontinue use and return the unused product to either the retailer where it was purchased or directly to Boulder Dog Food Company. 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 (3 oz.) with a “Best By” date of “05/04/16”, a Lot Number of “998”, and  a UPC Code of 899883001231. One complaint was received from a consumer who had contact with the product. Salmonella can affect animals eating contaminated product, and there is a risk to humans who handle such a product, especially if the handler does not thoroughly wash his or her hands after having contact with the product or any surfaces exposed to the product. Healthy people handling a product contaminated by Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. Although rare, Salmonella may result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with the Product should contact their healthcare providers immediately. 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 your pet has consumed the recalled product and has exhibited these symptoms, you should contact your veterinarian immediately. Consumers with questions may contact Boulder Dog Food Company LLC at (303) 449-2540, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MDT.