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Wild Planet Wild Tuna White Bean Salad -- 5.6 oz


Wild Planet Wild Tuna White Bean Salad
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Wild Planet Wild Tuna White Bean Salad -- 5.6 oz

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Wild Planet Wild Tuna White Bean Salad Description

  • Ready To Eat
  • Made Chickpeas, Carrots, Red Peppers & Green Olives
  • 100% Pole & Line Caught Tuna
  • Non-GMO
  • Gluten Free
  • Tuna On Bottom- Stir And Enjoy
  • Wildly Good For The Planet
  • Wildly Good For You
  • Wildly Good Taste

100% pole & line or troll caught methods that only catch smaller migratory tuna lower in mercury. Nets are never used to catch our tuna.

 

This tuna is harvested in the North Pacific Ocean, working with fleets in the United States and Japan; and in the South Pacific Ocean, working with smaller fleet in New Zealand.

 


Directions

Refrigerate After Opening. Metal Container-Do Not Microwave.
Free Of
GMOs, gluten.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1 Can (160 g)
Servings per Container: 1
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories360
Total Fat20 g26%
   Saturated Fat2 g10%
Cholesterol25 mg8%
Sodium640 mg28%
Total Carbohydrate23 g8%
   Fiber10 g36%
   Total Sugars2 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein21 g42%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium4%
Iron10%
Potassium10%
Other Ingredients: Skipjack tuna (katsuwonus pelamis), *white beans, *sunflower oil, *chickpeas, *carrot, *red pepper, *green olive, water, salt.
*Organic.

Contains: Fish (tuna).

Warnings

Metal Container-Do Not Microwave

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