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If you have picked up any tuna in the last couple months for your preps, you will need to check and see if you bought any tuna that has just been recalled.

The Bumble Bee recall includes 5-ounces cans of chunk light and chunk white tuna in water and oil sold from Jan. 17 until Wednesday, with best-by dates from Jan. 14, 2016, to Jan. 18, 2016.  Specific code numbers are listed here, in a company statement posted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The Chicken of the Sea recall includes  5-ounce cans of chunk light tuna in oil sold Jan. 23 to Wednesday, with a best-by date of Jan. 15, 2017; it includes chunk light tuna in water sold Feb. 4 to Feb. 27, with a best-by date of Jan 18, 2017.  Specific code numbers are listed here, in a statement on the FDA website.

Both companies say consumers can call them with questions.  The number for Chicken of the Sea is (800) 597-5898.  The Bumble Bee number is (800) 800-8572.

Depending on where you purchased it, you can return it to the retailer, or toss it out.

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