Walmart Is No Longer Selling This Seafood in Stores

Food draws people together, especially in summer. This year, lunchtime picnics and weekend cookouts are in full flow as we enjoy the long,

bright days ahead. However, avoid serving one seafood dish at your next party because it may contain dangerous toxins.

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall for its 3.75-ounce cans of smoked clams, which were sold at Walmart and a few other stores nationwide.

After the FDA identified PFAS in smoked clams, the recall was cautionary. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

calls PFAS "a large, complex, and ever-expanding group of manufactured chemicals that are widely used to make various types of everyday products."

Most PFAS don't break down, thus they can accumulate in the body and be dangerous. The chemicals boost cholesterol, reproductive issues,

and liver, kidney, and pancreatic cancer risk, according to research. No harmful effects or diseases have been recorded from Bumble Bee smoked clams.

Walmart sells clams in 15 east coast and midwest states, including Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky,

Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont,. Click here for a list of Walmart shops affected.

Bumble Bee is working with the Chinese contractor who made the cans to fix it. In the meanwhile, anyone who bought smoked clams with a UPC label of 8660075234

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