Bumble Bee Foods is recalling three specific UPC codes of canned Chunk Light tuna.


Process deviations that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned or operated by Bumble Bee could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed.


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


A total of 31,579 cases, produced in February 2016, and distributed nationally, are included in the recall.


The following products, marked with a can code that starts with a "T" (example: TOA2BSCAFB) and the following "best by" dates, are being recalled:

Label UPCProduct"Best By" Dates"
86600000205oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Water
02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019,
02/22/2019, 02/23/2019, 02/25/2019
86600000215oz Bumble Bee Chunk
Light Tuna in Oil
86600007364 Pack of 5oz Bumble Bee
Chunk Light Tuna in
02/9/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019



What to do


Customers who purchased the recalled product should throw it away.


Consumers may contact Bumble Bee at (888) 820-1947 between 9am and 6pm (EST) seven days a week or online at  www.bumblebee.com/recall-march-2016.


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