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Bad Tuna, Coward Company
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The product is Chicken of the Sea chunk white alacore. This is some kind of tuna that is floating in a can of gelatiny glop. Awful to look at let alone eat. The can does not state where this fish came from and the company is one of those coward companies that has no address or phone number on their website. They ask you for all of your personal information and give you non of theirs. No more COTS tuna for this shopper. Buyer beware.
     
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Paks on 2007-04-05:
Straight from the "Contact Us" Web page ( http://www.chickenofthesea.com/contact.aspx )

Chicken of the Sea International
P.O. Box 85568
San Diego, CA 92186

And besides did you look to see if the tuna was packaged in Water or oil? Oil would look as you described.
Anonymous on 2007-04-06:
Les, maybe you should try the ALBACORE TUNA instead. It is pretty good when packaged in water. I find it hard to believe that you couldn't find a way to contact them as well.
Skye on 2007-04-06:
Sounds more like a can of cat food!! Not that there's anything wrong with cat food when it's for your cat.
Ponie on 2007-04-06:
'The can does not state where this fish came from...' From the sea. It's on every label.
DebtorBasher on 2007-04-09:
I buy Albacore Tuna because it seems to be cleaner...but I still have to pick through it with a fork and check for those nasty little veins you find in tuna. I never buy tuna in restaurants because I know they don't clean it like I do.
BSemler on 2008-05-20:
I just had the same thing. We bought chunk white tuna in water and it was a gel mess. You couldn't drain it either from pressing on the lid or squeezing it. It has really turned me away from tuna.
tellit on 2009-03-06:
I agree that this product is just nasty! I had to throw out four cans. Forget about adding any other ingredient. Just to look at it made us sick! Didn't even seem like water. Just as you said a gelatiny glop!

Never again!!
BokiBean on 2009-03-06:
You would freak at canned salmon. It still has the bones in it.
Anonymous on 2009-03-06:
You don't like Salmon Croquettes, Boki?
Yes, the canned stuff is a downgrade but if you are "kitchen savvy" like me (I'm joking) it can be a decent part of a meal. Some have it for breakfast.
BokiBean on 2009-03-06:
zz..I love them! But only if mama makes them. The canned salmon I keep at the house is only for cat treats and hurricane food storage. :D
Anonymous on 2009-03-06:
You'd love the canned Mackerel (sp?). Talk about kitty food.
BokiBean on 2009-03-06:
*purr*
foxy on 2013-07-01:
you buy your tuna from Vietnam or other bad countries to buy fish from. San Diego only packs the crap you sell
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Shells in canned white crab meat
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SUWANEE, GEORGIA -- I purchased two cans of white crab meat, which is quite expensive. I tasted a bit to see how salty it was. It was full of shell. I kept on tasting several bites and each and everyone had so much shell that it crunched when I tried to chew. I had to discard both cans and there went my seafood gumbo.
     
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Anonymous on 2006-12-23:
That is gross and you are right crab meat is too expensive to have it full of shells.
If you haven't already to go their website http://www.chickenofthesea.com/contact.aspx
and complain. I have had good luck getting refunds for bad product this way in the past, plus they should know about all the shell.
Good luck.
Anonymous on 2006-12-23:
I'd have saved the receipt, and taken the uneaten portion back to the store, I've had a lot of luck doing that.
Anonymous on 2006-12-24:
Buns, that sucks in a bad way and I will never buy Chicken of the Sea thanks to you. I hope you have a merry Christmas anyway
Shakra on 2006-12-24:
You should buy crab legs instead. It would taste so much better. Mmmm...crab legs.
Anonymous on 2006-12-24:
Mmmmmmm...Alaskan King Crab Legs! Where's the party, Shakra?
Anonymous on 2006-12-24:
This would never have happened when Charlie Tuna was alive. He kept the standards high. If you don't believe me, ask any mermaid you happen to see.
Anonymous on 2006-12-24:
Yeah, it was a shame when the dolphin ate him.
Shakra on 2006-12-25:
emt_c - at my house. I just bought a new steamer. Can't wait to try it out. Oh, yeah...I got it so I can steam healthy foods, not ones with drawn butter.
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