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Full of Scales
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Rating: 1/51

ALLEN, TEXAS -- I've bought 4 cans of the solid white albacore tuna. While making a tuna salad sandwich I noticed there was a large amount of scales. After picking out the scales thinking how cheap Starkist has gotten with quality control, I reached for an onion in the fridge and smelt a very strong fishy smell. The can smelt fine but the fingers I used to pick the scales out smelt like I just filleted a fish. I couldn't bring myself to finish making my sandwich and just threw the can away. Won't be buying Starkist again.

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Fish Scales
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Rating: 1/51

KINGSFORD, MICHIGAN -- Found an obnoxious amount of fish scales in my tuna. I was eating it with macaroni and was shocked to bite down into something crunchy. Every bite, it was ridiculous. I love tuna and I'm definitely not buying this brand again.

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Gross Tuna----Inedible
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Rating: 1/51

I buy chunk albacore for a reason-- I prefer white chunks of tuna. Opened a can of chunk white tuna and found a watery mess of very tiny pieces. I was in a rush and ate it. It did not smell abnormal. Within one hour I was vomiting with painful stomach cramps. WTH?? So one: This is deceitful practices. I have the right to get what I pay for. Two: Have you ever thrown tuna up??? Enough said.

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Puke for Tuna
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Rating: 1/51

WELLS, NEVADA -- Family used to eat tuna and buy ten twelve cans at a time. Wife and I are alone now and went to buy ten cans of it to save money. When we opened the first can of that watered skin of a rotted carp that been laying out in the south Korean sun for six months we started gagging. Now can I give it to my cats or just throw it away?

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Food Poisoning
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Rating: 1/51

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA -- I've been eating this stuff for years now from the packets. When they first came out, they just seemed so much more fresh than something sitting in a can. I had a late lunch break the other day and the only thing I had time for was a packet of tuna. I ate it. Didn't smell weird or anything. But about an hour later I started feeling a little strange.

By the time 3 hrs went by, I was having painful stomach cramps and then the vomiting started. And that continued all night and into the morning hours the next day. Had I eaten anything else that day, I wouldn't blame it directly on the tuna. I've never experienced vomiting like I did that day. Absolutely awful. I'll never buy from them again (I also went online and found articles where they are in trouble with the FDA on food safety).

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Solid White Tuna More Like Chum!
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Starkist solid white tuna is no longer white. It is mixed with nasty trash parts of the fish. I have opened many cans recently and some smell foul. The tuna looks like a can of cat food!! I have purchased this company solid white tuna for over 20 years and I'm so disgusted by what I have recently found in the cans and it wasn't just one can - it was multiple cans from different times of purchase. I love eating tuna. But I'm switching companies. And after the health inspection reviews and lack of recalls canning In unhealthy conditions. Bad company bad company!! No more tuna from you guys!

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Starkist and What They Are Calling Tuna
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Rating: 1/51

LAKEWOOD, CALIFORNIA -- Up until about a year ago I would make a tuna sandwich every day for lunch. Now none. I give the food to my three cats. They love it. I hope it doesn't hurt them. The reason I quit eating Starkist is because I hate eating a sandwich by sucking it through a straw. Their tuna has become a five ounce can that is 2 oz water. I can squeeze 1 and a 1/2 ounces of water out of each can. I even feel bad giving it to my cats. They love it just like I use to make my sandwiches. Put some mayo in it and mix it with their cat food.

I have even take pictures to show how much and what it looks like before and after I squeeze the water out of it. They should be calling it a Tuna Slurpee. I tried some of the other ones Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee, some of the off brands and they have become all the same. More water than tuna even when I have squeezed as much water as I can out of the can, the tuna is so saturated with water that the container I put it in overnight, still have more water come to the top of the container. There really isn't much more I can say except that since my cats are still eating it I guess I'll buy it BUT I WON'T EAT IT.

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Solid White? Nope. Tuna is neither solid, nor white.
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CALIFORNIA -- I have been eating a can of tuna every day for the past 30 years. I ALWAYS buy store brand solid white tuna, be it Great Value from Walmart, or the Wegmans store brand. Every single time I open those cans, the tuna is a glorious lump of SOLID WHITE MEAT. But sometimes they are sold out, and I'm forced to buy the name brand tuna. Can someone please explain to me why 'StarKist', a name brand tuna that costs more than the Walmart 'Great Value' brand, can have such a crappy, inferior product??

Solid white? Nope. You guys have THE WORST 'solid white' tuna I have ever come across. It is neither solid, nor white. You are trying to pass off gross, slimy, chunk white for solid white. You guys should be ashamed of yourselves. You lost a customer for life today, StarKist.

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Bone Is Tuna Pouch.
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While eating my tuna sandwich I bit into a huge bone, and it cut the roof of my mouth! I will NEVER buy this tuna again!!!

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Fish Scales
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DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA -- I usually always eat Starkist Tuna... but I made Tuna Helper and I took a big bite and bit into something so weird. Something like an eggshell but it was a fish scale... really grossed me out. I think I'll steer clear of canned tuna for a long time. Yuck!

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Starkist Tuna
225 North Shore Drive, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
1-800-252-1587 (ph)
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