Product recalls – March 21


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* Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is voluntarily recalling a 2,745 cases (equal to 107,280 cans) of Chicken of the Sea brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in oil and 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in water.

This recall has been initiated because the product may have been undercooked due to an equipment malfunction, which was uncovered during a routine inspection. 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. There have been no reported illnesses to date connected with the affected products, and Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is issuing this voluntary recall to ensure the highest level of safety and quality.

The UPC code, Best By date and lot codes are used to determine the products involved. The UPC code (also known as the bar code) is found on the label of the product. The Best By date is printed on the bottom of the can. The product lot codes that are part of this voluntary recall can also be found on the bottom of the can.

The specific products being recalled are as follows:

Chicken of the Sea 5 Oz. Canned Chunk Light Tuna in Oil

Chicken of the Sea Brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in oil sold at retailers nationwide in single cans between Feb. 10, 2016 and March 16, 2016.

The UPC code is 0 4800000195 5 and the Best By date is 2/10/19.

LOT CODE

BEST BY DATE

6OA3Z SCEES

2/10/19

6OAAZ SCEES

2/10/19

6OABZ SCEEB

2/10/19

6OACZ SCEEB

2/10/19

Chicken of the Sea 5 Oz. Canned Chunk Light Tuna in Water

Chicken of the Sea Brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in water sold at retailers nationwide in single cans between Feb. 18, 2016 and March 16, 2016.

The UPC code is 0 4800000245 7. The Best By dates are:

2/18/19

2/22/19

2/23/19

2/25/19

3/2/19

3/3/19

LOT CODE

BEST BY DATE

6OJEB SCAEB

2/18/19

6OJCB SCAFB

2/18/19

6ONEB SCAIB

2/22/19

6OOFZ SCAFB

2/23/19

6ORDB SCAFB

2/25/19

6ORAB SCAFB

2/25/19

LOT CODE

BEST BY DATE

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

“The health and safety of our consumers is our number one priority. As soon as we discovered the issue, we took immediate steps to initiate this voluntary recall, alerting our retail customers that received the product and instructing them to remove it from store shelves,” said Shue Wing Chan, president of Tri-Union Seafoods LLC.

No other codes of these products or other Chicken of the Sea products are affected by this voluntary recall.

Consumers may return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. Anyone with questions or concerns about this recall should call the 24-hour recall information line at 1-866-600-2681

* Ohio Beverage Systems, Inc. announced that it is voluntarily recalling seven flavors of Quenchy Fruit-flavored drinks. The recall is due to a malfunction of equipment, resulting in contamination by plastic or metal shavings which could be harmful if consumed.

There are a total of 5,840 cases that are included in the recall which were produced between February 15th and March 16th, 2016.

The following products are included in this recall:

Code Date Flavor No. of Cases UPC Code

6046 2/15 Blue Raspberry 672 47508 00709

Fruit Punch 680 47508 00701

Grape 166 47508 00703

6047 2/16 Lemonade 336 47508 00704

Orange 159 47508 00702

Lime 337 47508 00708

Strawberry Kiwi 337 47508 00711

Grape 168 47508 00703

6048 2/17 Blue Raspberry 332 47508 00709

Fruit Punch 339 47508 00701

6061 3/1 Fruit Punch 506 47508 00701

Blue Raspberry 1007 47508 00709

6069 3/9 Lemonade 341 47508 00704

Orange 340 47508 00702

Lime 506 47508 00708

Grape 420 47508 00703

6076 3/16 Fruit Punch 686 47508 00701

Blue Raspberry 353 47508 00709

Consumers with questions may contact Ohio Beverage System’s Inc. at 216-475-3800 or by email at [email protected]

* Bug Juice is issuing a voluntary recall after a concern over the risk of contamination with plastic or metal shavings.

The recall is on products with production codes ending in the letter C.

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