Tuna recalled over container problems

Bumble Bee Foods on Wednesday recalled certain lots of five-ounce cans of tuna products because the cans may have loose seals. Today, Tri-Union Seafoods did the same for a limited amount of Chicken of the Sea chunk white albacore tuna in water.

The ill-fitting seals don’t meet quality standards, could result in spoilage and lead to illness if eaten.

The Bumble Bee product was distributed for sale nationwide between Jan. 17 and Feb. 28. The recall includes 48-can cases of some Brunswick brand tuna. All recalled lots have 2016 “best by” dates.

The company’s priority is to get the cans out of distributions as soon as possible, a spokesman said.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled Bumble Bee tuna should throw it away. For any questions about reimbursement call 800-800-8572.

Chicken of the Sea cans were sold at retail nationwide in single cans between Feb. 4 and 27. The “best by” date on the can is Jan. 18, 2017. For more information call 800-597-5898.

For a complete list of the recalled lots, go to www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls.