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At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Pastene Tomato Paste Recall

December 11, 2020


Pastene is recalling Pastene Tomato Paste in 6 ounce cans after being notified by one of its suppliers of possible metal shavings in one lot code of product due to an equipment malfunction from an unplanned power shut off.   The only lot code involved in this recall is 5TP10P-G264F & G.


If you have any of the products listed below, they should be thrown away or returned to your local Big Y for a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name UPC Size Lot Code
Pastene Tomato Paste 6608608036 6oz 5TP10P-G264F & G

Consumers with questions may contact contact Pastene Customer Service at 1-888-727-8363.

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FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp