Tuna Recall: ‘Life-Threatening’ Contamination Fear Forces Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea into Recall

20160356eb01415ad1aA nationwide tuna recall for potential “life-threatening” contamination includes the popular Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea brands, the FDA reports today. Deviations from the standard commercial sterilization process that occurred in a co-pack facility in California not owned or operated by the tuna companies forced the recall. These deviations could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to “life-threatening illness if consumed,” according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A total of 31,579 Bumble Bee cases (six cans per case) produced in February 2016 and distributed nationally are included in the recall. Read the rest here, and spread it around 15:48

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