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Bush’s Baked Beans recalled because of defective cans

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Certain cans of Bush’s Best Baked Beans — Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans — are being recalled because of a potential problem with a seam on the cans.

People should get rid of the recalled beans even if the food does not seem to be spoiled, Bush Brothers & Co. said Saturday in announcing the voluntary recall.

The Knoxville, Tenn., company also said it is working with retailers to have the affected cans yanked from store shelves.

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It said no “illnesses or other adverse consequences” were reported in connection with the issue.

Bush Brothers & Co. said the problem — “potentially defective side seams on the cans” — came from a temporary quality issue with a can supplier.

All the affected products are 28-ounce cans with a best-by date of June 2019.

The affected Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans have a container lot code of 6097S GF or 6097P GF.

The affected Country Style Baked Beans have a container lot code of 6077S RR, 6087S RR, 6077P RR or 6087P RR.

The affected Original Baked Beans have a container lot code of 6057S LC or 6057P LC.

For more information, contact Bush Brothers and Co.’s consumer relations line at (800) 590-3797 between 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. The recall announcement can be seen at bushbeans.com.

rachel.spacek@latimes.com

@rachelspacek

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