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Bumble  Bee  Foods  Issues  Voluntary  Recall  On  Specific  Codes  Of  5-­Ounce  Chunk  White  Albacore  And Chunk  Light  Tuna  Products  Due  To  Loose  Seals
  Contact Consumers: 800-­800-­8572 Media: Della  Sweetman/Erika  Ulring (Fleishman-­Hillard) 619-­237-­7700 della.sweetman@fleishman.com erika.ulring@fleishman.com FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE  -­  March  6,  2013  -­  Bumble  Bee  Foods,  LLC,  has  issued  a  voluntary  recall  on specific  codes  of  5-­ounce  Chunk  White  Albacore  and  Chunk  Light  Tuna  products.  The  recall  has  been  issued because  the  products  do  not  meet  the  company’s  standards  for  seal  tightness. Loose  seals  or  seams  could  result  in  product  contamination  by  spoilage  organisms  or  pathogens  and  lead to  illness  if  consumed.  There  have  been  no  reports  to  date  of  any  illness  associated  with  these  products. Products  subject  to  recall  follow: Brunswick  Brand  5oz  Chunk  Light  Tuna  in  Water  –  48  Count  Case  (Case  UPC  6661332803) Can  Label  UPC 6661332803 6661332803 Can  Label  UPC 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203 866203
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These  products  were  distributed  for  retail  sale  nationwide  between  January  17,  2013  and  February  28, 2013. Bumble  Bee  Foods  SVP  of  Technical  Services  and  Corporate  Quality  Assurance  Steve  Mavity  said:  “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.  We  must  assure  our  consumers  and  retailers  of  a  safe  and  quality  product  so  we  very  much
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appreciate  everyone’s  part  in  disposing  of  the  products  with  the  specific  codes  indicated.” Mavity  added,  “There  have  been  no  consumer  reports  of  illnesses  attributed  to  these  products,  but  because we’ve  identified  an  issue  with  seal  tightness,  we’re  voluntarily  recalling  products  to  ensure  the  highest margin  of  safety  and  quality.” Consumers  who  have  purchased  the  recalled  products  should  discard  the  product  by  disposing  in  the garbage. For  any  questions  concerning  this  voluntary  recall  or  reimbursement,  consumers  can  contact  Bumble  Bee Consumer  Affairs  24  hours  a  day  at  (800)  800-­8572.   Firm  Press:  Bumble  Bee  Foods  Expands  Voluntary  Recall  (March  7,  2013)1 ### RSS  Feed  for  FDA  Recalls  Information2  [what's  this?3] Photo:  Product  Labels4 Recalled  Product  Photos  Are  Also  Available  on  FDA's  Flickr  Photostream.5         Page  Last  Updated:  03/07/2013   Note:  If  you  need  help  accessing  information  in  different  file  formats,  see  Instructions  for  Downloading Viewers  and  Players. Accessibility  Contact  FDA  Careers  FDA  Basics  FOIA  No  Fear  Act  Site  Map  Transparency  Website Policies U.S.  Food  and  Drug  Administration 10903  New  Hampshire  Avenue   Silver  Spring,  MD  20993   Ph.  1-­888-­INFO-­FDA  (1-­888-­463-­6332) Email  FDA             For  Government  For  Press Combination  Products  Advisory  Committees  Science  &  Research  Regulatory  Information  Safety Emergency  Preparedness  International  Programs  News  &  Events  Training  and  Continuing  Education Inspections/Compliance  State  &  Local  Officials  Consumers  Industry  Health  Professionals

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  FDA  posts  press  releases  and  other  notices  of  recalls  and  market  withdrawals  from  the  firms  involved  as  a service  to  consumers,  the  media,  and  other  interested  parties.  FDA  does  not  endorse  either  the  product  or the  company.  

Bumble  Bee  Foods  Expands  Voluntary  Recall  on  Specific  Codes  of  5-­Ounce  Chunk  White  Albacore  and Chunk  Light  Tuna  Products  Due  to  Loose  Seals
  Contact: Consumer: 888-­820-­1947 Media: Della  Sweetman/Erika  Ulring Fleishman-­Hillard 619-­237-­7700 della.sweetman@fleishman.com erika.ulring@fleishman.com   FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE  -­  SAN  DIEGO  -­  March  7,  2013  -­-­  Bumble  Bee  Foods,  LLC,  is  expanding  a voluntary  recall  on  specific  codes  of  5-­ounce  Chunk  White  Albacore  and  Chunk  Light  Tuna  products.  The recall  has  been  issued  because  the  products  do  not  meet  the  company's  standards  for  seal  tightness. Loose  seals  or  seams  could  result  in  product  contamination  by  spoilage  organisms  or  pathogens  and  lead to  illness  if  consumed.  There  have  been  no  reports  to  date  of  any  illness  associated  with  these  products. Bumble  Bee  initially  announced  the  voluntary  recall  on  Wednesday,  March  6  after  identifying  an  issue  on  a manufacturing  line,  which  has  been  corrected.  The  company's  final  assessment  of  all  products  affected with  the  recall  include  the  following  products  with  "best  by"  and  code  dates: Brunswick  Brand  5oz  Chunk  Light  Tuna  in  Water  –  48  Count  Case  (Case  UPC  6661332803) Can  Label  UPC Can  Lot  Code Can  Best  Buy  Code 6661332803 3018SB1CLP Best  By  Jan  18  2016 6661332803 3018SB2CLP Best  By  Jan  18  2016   Bumble  Bee  Brand  5oz  Chunk  Light  Tuna  in  Water  –  24  Count  Case  (Case  UPC  8660000990) Can  Label  UPC Can  Lot  Code Can  Best  Buy  Code 866203 3014SAECLP Best  By  Jan  14  2016 866203 3016SB1CLP Best  By  Jan  16  2016 866203 3016SB2CLP Best  By  Jan  16  2016   Bumble  Bee  Brand  5oz  Chunk  Light  Tuna  in  Water  –  48  Count  Case  (Case  UPC  8660000020) Can  Label  UPC Can  Lot  Code Can  Best  Buy  Code 66203 3015SA1CLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SA2CLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SA3CLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SA4CLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SA5CLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SAACLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016 866203 3015SABCLP Best  By  Jan  15  2016
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  Bumble  Bee  Brand  5oz  Chunk  White  Albacore  in  Water  –  6  Count  Case  of  8-­Pack  Cluster  (Case  UPC 8660000775) Cluster  Pack  UPC Can  Label  UPC Can  Lot  Code Can  Best  Buy  Code 8660000776 866253 3017SABCKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SADCKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016   Bumble  Bee  Brand  5oz  Chunk  White  Albacore  in  Water  –  6  Count  Case  of  8-­Pack  Cluster  (Case  UPCS 8660000776) Cluster  Pack  UPC Can  Label  UPC Can  Lot  Code Can  Best  Buy  Code 8660000776 866253 3017SA3CKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SA4CKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SA5CKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SAACKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SACCKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016 8660000776 866253 3017SB2CKP Best  By  Jan  17  2016   These  products  were  distributed  for  retail  sale  nationwide  between  January  17,  2013  and  March  6,  2013. Bumble  Bee  Foods  SVP  of  Technical  Services  and  Corporate  Quality  Assurance  Steve  Mavity  said:  "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. "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.  We're  voluntarily  recalling products  to  ensure  the  highest  margin  of  safety  and  quality,"  Mavity  said. Consumers  who  have  purchased  the  recalled  products  should  discard  them  by  disposing  in  the  garbage. Consumers  should  also  direct  any  questions  on  the  recall  or  reimbursement  by  contacting  the  24-­hour dedicated  recall  line  at  (888)  820-­1947.   Firm  Press:  Bumble  Bee  Foods  Issues  Voluntary  Recall  (March  6,  2013)1 ### RSS  Feed  for  FDA  Recalls  Information2  [what's  this?3] Photo:  Product  Labels4 Recalled  Product  Photos  Are  Also  Available  on  FDA's  Flickr  Photostream5.           Page  Last  Updated:  03/07/2013   Note:  If  you  need  help  accessing  information  in  different  file  formats,  see  Instructions  for  Downloading Viewers  and  Players. Accessibility  Contact  FDA  Careers  FDA  Basics  FOIA  No  Fear  Act  Site  Map  Transparency  Website Policies U.S.  Food  and  Drug  Administration 10903  New  Hampshire  Avenue   Silver  Spring,  MD  20993   Ph.  1-­888-­INFO-­FDA  (1-­888-­463-­6332) Email  FDA             For  Government  For  Press Combination  Products  Advisory  Committees  Science  &  Research  Regulatory  Information  Safety Emergency  Preparedness  International  Programs  News  &  Events  Training  and  Continuing  Education
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