Bumble Bee tuna that may have been undercooked is being recalled. Bumble Bee Foods said it is recalling three specific UPC codes of canned Chunk Light tuna due to “process deviations that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned or operated by Bumble Bee.” The deviations could result in contamination by spoilage or bacteria which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed.
At the time of the recall, no illnesses or adverse reactions had been reported. However, consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it.
The recall includes a total of 31,579 cases produced in February 2016 and distributed nationally. The recalled products are marked with a can code that starts with a “T” (example: TOA2BSCAFB) and have the following “best by” dates: 5 oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water, UPC code 8660000020, Best By dates 02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019,02/22/2019, 02/23/2019, and 02/25/2019; 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Oil UPC 8660000021, Best Buy date 02/23/2019 and 4 Pack of 5oz Bumble BeeChunk Light Tuna in Water, UPC 8660000736 and Best By dates 02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019.