Bumble Bee recalls canned tuna for possible contamination

There are no reports of illness


DETROIT – Bumble Bee Foods has issued a voluntary recall of its Chunk Light Tuna due to possible contamination.

The company says these deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. 

There are no reports of illness associated with the products to date.

There are a total of 31,579 cases that are included in the recall which were produced in February 2016 and distributed nationally.

Consumers are advised to throw away the recalled product. Consumers looking for more information on reimbursement or whom have questions about the recall may contact Bumble Bee at (888) 820-1947 between the hours of 9am and 6pm EST seven days a week.

The products subject to this recall are marked with a can code that starts with a “T” (example: TOA2BSCAFB) and have the following “best by” dates:

Recalled Bumblebee Tuna UPCs

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