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Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Recalls Canned Chunk Light Tuna Due to Possible Health Risk

  • Published
  • By Airman 1st Class Amanda Lundgren
  • 82nd AMDS Public Health Flight

Bumble Bee Foods has voluntarily recalled three specific UPC codes of canned Chuck Light tuna due to process deviations that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned by Bumble Bee.




  • 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 8660000020

    • 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 – 8660000021

    • 02/23/2019

  • 4 Pack of 5oz Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water – 8660000736

    • 02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019


      During the company’s routine quality audit, an under-processing of the affected products was discovered. These 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.


      Consumers are advised to throw away the recalled product. Consumers looking for more information on reimbursement or whom have questions about the recall may contact Bumble Bee at (888) 820-1947 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST seven days a week or visit


      If you have questions regarding this recall contact the 82nd AMDS Public Health flight at (940) 676-1874/3052 or visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website at