H-E-B recalls Hill Country Fare tuna for potential spoilage

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The store says its tuna may cause food-borne illness due to spoilage (PRNewsFoto/H-E-B)

For the second time this week, we're telling you about a recall on canned tuna. This time, it's the Hill Country Fare brand sold at H-E-B stores.

H-E-B says it is voluntarily recalling 224 cases of Hill Country Fare 5-ounce Chunk Light Tuna in Oil.

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The store says the recall was launched after they learned the product may have been undercooked due to an equipment malfunction. The tuna is produced at a third-party packing company.

The undercooked tuna could result in spoilage, which may sicken those who eat it with life-threatening illness.

The recall affects Hill Country Fare brand 5-ounce canned Chunk Light Tuna in Oil sold between February 24 and March 16. The cans will have a printed "best by" date of February 9, 2019 on the can, and a product lot code "6O9FZ SCEES."

Customers with these cans can return them to any H-E-B store for a full refund. If you have questions regarding the recall, contact customer service at 855-432-4438.
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