A week ago the Bush Brothers & Company voluntarily recalled certain 28 ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans because cans may have defective side seams. They have recently posted an update on their website.

We lead busy lives, so you may have missed this recall release. I know I have cans of Bush beans sitting on my kitchen shelves waiting for yet another barbecue, so in case you missed the info, here it is directly from bushbeans.com

Bush Brothers & Company is voluntarily recalling certain 28 ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans because cans may have defective side seams.

We are experiencing high volume in consumer response and apologize for any delay in getting back to you.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The company says If you are concerned about the safety of your product, you need to first check the "Best By date" on your cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans. These are the only products affected, and ONLY if the Best By date" says “Jun 2019."

If the Best By date reads “Jun 2019”, check the Lot Code on the bottom of the can. Only the following Lot Codes are affected:

  • 28 ounce Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans lot codes
    6097S GF
    6097P GF
  • 28 ounce Country Style Baked Beans lot codes
    6077S RR
    6077P RR
    6087S RR
    6087P RR
  • 28 ounce Original Baked Beans lot codes
    6057S LC
    6057P LC

For more information you can go the their website at bushbeans.com

The company added this:

If your can matches BOTH the Best By date AND a Lot Code above, then your product is included in the recall. We ask that you contact us by calling 1-800-590-3797 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. We urge you to dispose of these affected products immediately even if the beans do not look or smell spoiled.

Better safe than sorry.

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