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Bumble Bee Foods issues tuna recall

(KAIT)- Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, has issued a voluntary recall on cans of 5 oz. Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products.

The FDA says the recall has been issued because the products do not meet the company's standards for being sealed. The recalled cans are not sealed tight enough.

Loose seals or seams could result in product contamination by spoiling, organisms or pathogens which could lead to illness if eaten.

There have been no reports so far of any illness associated with these products.

The specific products subject to the recall:

  • Brunswick Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water - 48 Count Case (Case UPC 6661332803)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water - 48 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000020)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Vegetable Oil - 48 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000021)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water - 24 Count Case (Case UPC 8660000025)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk Light Tuna in Water - 6 Count Case of 4-Pack Cluster (Case UPC 8660000736)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water - 6 Count Case of 8-Pack Cluster (Case UPC 8660000775)
  • Bumble Bee Brand 5oz Chunk White Albacore in Water - 6 Count Case of 8-Pack Cluster (Case UPCS 8660000776)

The above products were were distributed nationwide between Jan. 17 and Feb. 28.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should discard the product by disposing in the garbage.

For any questions concerning this voluntary recall or for reimbursement, you can contact Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at (800) 800-8572.

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