Bumble Bee tuna recall: Bumble Bee recalls tuna products due to loose seals (Complete Product List)

By on Mar 7, 2013 in Food, Health, Lifestyle, Science, United States Comments

Updated: March 9, 2013 2:25 p.m.

Read Tuna recall expanded, Bumble Bee recalls more tuna cans due to loose seals (Updated Product List)

Bumble Bee Foods announced on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 a voluntary recall on certain codes of their 5-ounce Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products due to loose seals, which may cause contamination and may result illness to consumers. The complete list of affected products is available below.

Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna

Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna
Image Credit: BumbleBee.com

According to a press release at BumbleBee.com that day, the recalled tuna products were distributed for retail sale across the US from January 17, 2013 to February 28, 2013. This Bumble Bee tuna recall has been coordinated with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where the same report was also published.

As noted in the report, four products of Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna and three products of Bumble Bee Chunk White Albacore are affected by the recall. The company has not received illness reports related to the problem. However, customers who have bought them are being advised not to consume them and to dispose them instead.

“Due to can integrity concerns, our top priority at this time is to remove these recalled products from distribution as soon as possible. We are working closely with our sales team and with retailers to help expedite the recall.” Steve Mavity, Bumble Bee Foods SVP of Technical Services and Corporate Quality Assurance, was quoted in the report.

“We must assure our consumers and retailers of a safe and quality product so we very much appreciate everyone’s part in disposing of the products with the specific codes indicated.” Mavity added, noting that the tuna recall was made to ensure public safety by serving products with the highest quality.

Below is the complete list of products affected by this Bumble Bee tuna recall, along with their respective product description, UPC (Unit Product Codes), and Best By dates. For more information, the public is being advised to contact Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at (800) 800-8572, open 24 hours a day, or visit FDA.gov.

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Bumble Bee Chunk White Albacore
Bumble Bee Chunk White Albacore
Image Credit: BumbleBee.com

Bumble Bee tuna recall product list
Bumble Bee tuna recall product list (Part 1)
Image Credit: Bumble Bee Foods via FDA.gov

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Bumble Bee tuna recall product list (Part 2)
Image Credit: Bumble Bee Foods via FDA.gov


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