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Bush Brothers recalls several baked beans in 28 ounce cans

Published 25 July 2017

Wisconsin-based Bush Brothers has recalled certain baked beans in 28 ounce cans due to a can seam issue.

The company stated that the packaging that reads BUSH'S BEST ORIGINAL BAKED BEANS 28 ounce with UPC of 0 39400 01614 4 and Lot Codes 6057S LC and 6057P LC with the Best By date of Jun 2019, rather than Lot Codes 6057S LC and 6097P LC were issued inadvertently.

It is volunatarily recalling some of the 28 ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans, as the cans might have defective side seams. It said that such side seam defects might affect can integrity and cause the cans to leak or allow harmful bacteria to grow inside the packaging.

The issue was found by Bush Brothers’ officials made the discovery as part of their usual quality control inspections. The products that are being recalled have been distributed nationally.

The recall is only limited to the flavours and the lot codes mentioned. The lot codes are printed at the bottom of the can. These include

BUSH'S BEST BROWN SUGAR HICKORY BAKED BEANS 28 ounce with UPC of 0 39400 01977 0 and Lot Codes 6097S GF and 6097P GF with Best By date of Jun 2019.

BUSH'S BEST COUNTRY STYLE BAKED BEANS 28 ounce with UPC of 0 39400 01974 9 and Lot Codes6077S RR, 6077P RR, 6087S RR, 6087P RR with the Best By date of Jun 2019.

BUSH'S BEST ORIGINAL BAKED BEANS 28 ounce with UPC of 0 39400 01614 4 and Lot Codes 6057S LC and 6057P LC with the Best By date of Jun 2019.

The company stated that one should not consumer these products, evenif the beans do not look smell or smell spoiled. So, far no illnesses or other adverse consequences or reactions have been reported.

Recall was announced after product leakage from side seams of cans were detected. Further investigation revealed that the problem was caused by a temporary quality issue from Bush’s substances. The company also claims that no other product has been affected.


Image: Bush Brothers recalls some baked beans due to can seam issue. Photo: Courtesy of PRNewsfoto/Bush Brothers & Company.