Bumble Bee recalls 31K cases of chunk light tuna

Posted at 4:45 AM, Mar 17, 2016

Bumble Bee Foods has voluntarily recalled some canned tuna over possible contamination.

The company said “process deviations” at a third-party facility could result in contamination that could lead to a life-threatening illness if the tuna is eaten.

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

The three products under the recall are:

  • 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water,
  • 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Oil
  • 4-pack of 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water

The products have one of the following three UPC labels: 8660000020, 8660000021 and 8660000736.

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.

If you have more questions, you can all Bumble Bee at (888) 820-1947 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT seven days a week.

Click here to learn more about the recall.