On July 2, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of 7 bags of Turkey Sprinkles, produced by the Boulder Dog Food Co. The affected products have a lot number of 743 and a UPC Code of 889883001224. The best by dates are 5/18/16, 5/28/16, and 5/30/2016. The 3-oz. bags are affected by this recall.
The recalled product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall consists of 7 bags (in clear, poly bags) that were sent to one distributor in Colorado and one in Virginia.
If you are in possession of one of these bags, please discontinue use and return unused product to your place of purchase. The recall occurred following a routine sampling by the FDA in which Salmonella was found.
Salmonella is a serious condition with such symptoms as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, lethargy, abdominal cramping and fever. More serious cases, though rare, include arthritis, endocarditis, muscle pains, urinary tract infections and arterial infections.
Infected pets may display similar symptoms or may only be carriers of the bacteria. Be sure to seek veterinary care if your pet should show such symptoms.
Always wash your hands carefully with soap and warm water after handling pet dishes, food, toys, etc.