Chicken of the Sea announces nationwide tuna recall


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(March 18, 2016) – One day after Bumble Bee foods issued a recall for their canned tuna, Chicken of the Sea is recalling more than 107,000 cans of tuna that could lead to life-threatening illness.

According to Chicken of the Sea, they are voluntarily recalling five-ounce canned chunk light tuna in oil and five-ounce canned chunk light tuna in water. According to the company, the tuna may have been undercooked due to an equipment malfunction, which was uncovered during a routine inspection.

hese 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 have been no reported illnesses at this time.

The specific products being recalled are as follows:

Chicken of the Sea five-ounce cans of chunk light tuna in oil, with a best-by date of Feb. 10, 2019, and a UPC number of 0 4800000195 5


Chicken of the Sea five-ounce cans of chunk light tuna in water, with a UPC number of 0 4800000245 7

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  • 6ONEB SCAIB — 2/22/19
  • 6OOFZ SCAFB — 2/23/19
  • 6ORDB SCAFB — 2/25/19
  • 6ORAB SCAFB — 2/25/19
  • 6L2CB SCAFB — 3/2/19
  • 6L32B SCAEB — 3/3/19
  • 6L33B SCAEB — 3/3/19
  • 6L35B SCAEB — 3/3/19
  • 6L3CB SCAEB — 3/3/19

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