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This news might put a damper on your summer barbecue plans.
Bush Brothers & Company has issued a voluntary recall that affects three varieties of their popular canned Bush's Baked Beans.
According to the recall notice, several 28-ounce cans of Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans have "potentially defective side seams."
"As a fourth generation family owned business, we are guided by our values of integrity, caring, responsibility, and trust and we apologize for any inconvenience or concern this situation may cause," the company explained in the notice.
"It’s important to note that, to date, no illnesses or other adverse consequences have been reported in connection with this voluntary recall; however, we urge you to dispose of these affected products immediately even if the beans do not look or smell spoiled."
Check your pantry for the following products:
- 28-ounce Bush’s Best Original with a UPC of 039400016144, lot codes 6057S LC and 6057P LC and with a best-by date of Jun 2019 printed on the can.
- 28-ounce Bush’s Best Brown Sugar Hickory with a UPC of 039400019770, lot codes 6097S GF and 6097P GF and with a best-by date of Jun 2019 printed on the can.
- 28-ounce Bush’s Best Country Style with a UPC of 039400019749, and lot codes 6077S RR, 6077P RR, 6087S RR, 6087P RR and with a best-by date of Jun 2019 printed on the can.
The company added, "We are working with our retailers to ensure timely removal of affected product from their warehouses and shelves."
Consumers with any questions about the recall should contact Bush's Consumer Relations at 1-800-590-3797.
This marks the second wide-spread recall of a summertime staple this month. On July 15, frankfurter manufacturer Sabrett recalled more than 7 million pounds of beef and pork hot dogs, as well as other sausage products, after bone fragments were found in the meat.