Giant/Martin’s recalls select Bumble Bee tuna items

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CARLISLE, Pa. -Following a recall by Bumble Bee Seafoods, Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced it removed from sale certain canned Chunk Light tuna products due to problems with the sterilization process. These products could have bacteria or other pathogens that could result in life threatening illness if consumed.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water, 5 oz., UPC 8660000020 with best by dates of 02/10/2019, 02/16/2019, 02/17/2019, 02/18/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/23/2019 or 02/25/2019
  • Bumble Bee Chunk Light Tuna in Water 4 pack, 5 oz., UPC 8660000736 with best by dates of 02/09/2019, 02/10/2019, 02/22/2019, 02/29/2019

So far there have been no reports of illnesses to date.

Customers who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant/Martin’s for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Bumble Bee Consumer Affairs at 888-820-1947. In addition customers may call Giant/Martin’s Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.