Bumble Bee Issues Recall Of Canned Tuna That Could Lead To Death If Eaten
Have you heard the latest news – the Bumble Bee Foods has announced a voluntarily recall of canned Chunk Light tuna. The company stated that there are total of 31,579 cases that are included in the recall which were produced in February 2016 and distributed nationally. You should know that this recall affects 3 specific UPC codes – 8660000020, 8660000021, 8660000736 of the canned Chunk Light tuna.
The Bumble Bee Foods company recalled the canned tuna after they said that the process deviations occurred in a co-pack facility, which is not owned or operated by Bumble Bee. They said that this could result in contamination by spoilage organism or pathogens, which could lead to life threatening illness if consumed.
The company representative said that no illnesses have been reported to date. The products subject to this recall are marked with a can code that starts with the letter T. For example: TOA2BSCAFB) and have the following “best by” dates:
- 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/23/2019, 02/25/2019
- 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Oil – 02/23/2019
- 4 Pack of 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019
The Bumble Bee company is working closely with the co-packer and the FDA – Food and Drug Administration to remove all the affected products from the store shelves. They mentioned that all consumers are advised to throw away the recalled product. If you need some more information on reimbursement or whom have question about the recall, you may contact Bumble Bee at (888) 820-1947 between the hours of 9am and 6pm EST seven days a week or visit www.bumblebee.com/recall-march-2016. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share this article with your friends and family. Thank You