Wild Albacore Tuna

5 oz can

Retail Price: $4.50

Our Price: $3.35 (Save 26%)

5 oz can

Why You’ll Love It

Canned tuna is usually touted as a healthy protein source—as long as it doesn't have too much mercury. Thankfully, there's a way to make sure you aren't eating too much and that's with Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna. All their fish are tested for mercury, and the company only sells the freshest fish that meets their strict standards. See More
SKU: 040232208560

About This Brand

Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna is the lowest mercury tuna of any brand, and Safe Catch is the only brand that tests every single tuna for mercury – to a limit 10X stricter than the FDA. Official Tuna of the American Pregnancy Association. Safe Catch tuna is sustainably caught, and proud partners with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program. Safe Catch does not lose taste and vital nutrients like conventional tuna that is precooked and machine processed. Safe Catch tuna is hand cut and hand packed to retain all nutrients and Omega 3s. Its just pure delicious tuna. Additive free, filler free, Non-GMO and BPA free.
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Albacore Tuna, Salt

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Serving Size 2 oz (56g) Servings Per Container 2.5

Amount Per Serving

Calories 70 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 200mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 14g 28%

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 2%

Why You’ll Love Wild Albacore Tuna

To get truly fresh tuna, you could go out on a fisherman’s boat and fish for it yourself, braving the choppy waters of the ocean as you cast your line out. But there’s no reason to go through all the trouble, because Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna does that all for you. Each wild albacore tuna is fresh from the sea, and it’s a difference you can taste.

Safe Catch goes through serious care when sourcing their tuna. Each one is caught one-at-a-time with a pole and line, and only the highest quality fish are used. Safe Catch also tests their tuna for mercury, and only the fish that meet their strict standards for albacore (less than three times the FDA limit) get packed and sold. No fillers or additives here! Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna is GMO-free and packaged in BPA-free cans. These tasty morsels are hand cut, packed raw, and sealed in all of the natural oils that give it some of its wonderful health benefits.

The health benefits of Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna

Seafood is not only a far more sustainable source of protein than other options like beef or chicken, but it’s also loaded with protein and Omega-3 fatty acids—and when compared to something like beef, the saturated fat content and calorie count are considerably lower.


Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna contains 14 grams of protein per serving, which is nearly 30% of what’s required in a daily diet. Since protein is vital to just about everything in the human body—from nails, bones, muscles, cartilage, blood, and skin—it’s something people should make an effort to consume often. Without it, humans wouldn’t even exist. Protein also plays a major role in helping the body heal, improving bone health, increasing muscle mass, muscle strength, and lowering blood pressure and triglycerides.

In addition to all of that, protein can also help achieve that full and satisfied feeling after a meal. When consuming a low calorie option like Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna, that can mean great news for weight loss and management.

Omega-3 fatty acids

While people usually consider fat to be a bad thing, it’s just as vital to the body as protein is. Humans need it (in moderation) to function properly and even exist. Additionally, Omega-3 fatty acids are better than other saturated fats that come from sources like desserts or red meat. Simply avoiding fatty items like lard, beef, butter, cheese, and dairy products is a significant step towards an improved heart health. But to really treat the heart right, it’s important to eat Omega-3 fatty acids to lower triglyceride levels.

Triglycerides are fat in the blood that provide the body with energy (which is the exact reason that cutting out all fat is not an option). It’s when the leftover triglycerides go unused and stay in the body that things can get dangerous. High triglyceride levels will put one at the risk for heart disease and stroke, but consuming Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna can lower that risk significantly.

The worry about mercury in seafood

In general, fish pack in a lot of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids, but more often than not, seafood is in the news because of its mercury content. Consuming mercury has incredibly negative effects on the human body, but the actual symptoms will vary based on the intensity and length of exposure. While the vaporized form of mercury can lead to minor problems like insomnia, headaches, tremors, muscle twitches, weakness, and decreased cognitive functions, exposure from consuming it can lead to even bigger issues—think peripheral vision impairment, loss of coordination, stinging or needle-like sensations in extremities, or other neurological malfunctions.

The main worries for mercury are in seafoods like shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish—all creatures that are higher up in the food chain that have much higher levels of it. Other types of seafood have relatively low amounts of mercury won’t affect most people, although pregnant women, nursing mothers, and young children should speak with a doctor before incorporating seafood into their diet. Otherwise, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (or FDA) has a limit for how much mercury can be in wild albacore tuna, and Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna is 3.33 times less than this amount! So leave the worries of mercury behind and enjoy this tasty food that’s high in protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, and intensely mouthwatering flavor.

Recipes to try with Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna

Tuna Temaki (Tuna Hand Rolls)

Try this fun and tasty way to make your own sushi at home that is completely Paleo-friendly. Plus, it’s not nearly as complicated to put together as one might think. Flavor is intensified by the coconut aminos and a wasabi paste, cucumbers add a cooling effect, and avocado makes it delightfully rich. The rolling technique does take some practice, but it’s super fun to try—making this a great option to try on date night. Once comfortable with it, try swapping in different ingredients to master the flavor you’re craving and give it a little variety.

Deconstructed Pasta Tuna Salad

Pasta salad is such a convenient and delicious lunch, and this one packs in the protein, a perfect amount of salt, and exquisite olive flavors that make it seem much more time-intensive than it really is. For this recipe, tomatoes and cucumbers are used, but they can definitely be swapped out for other crunchy vegetables that will play well with the pasta and tuna. Enjoy this as a savory lunchtime option that will keep hunger at bay until dinner time.

Mexican Spice Tuna

Add a little kick to tuna with this recipe! Spice up the salty Safe Catch Wild Albacore Tuna with hot chili, and cool things down with some refreshing cilantro and lime. Because all the ingredients get mixed into a bowl, it’s fun for the kids and easy to whip up anytime. It’s also an impressive appetizer for a dinner party, and it can be used in sandwich rolls or salads.

Reviews For Wild Albacore Tuna

Based on 17 Reviews

The Best!

This is by far the best canned tuna I have ever eaten. It's even good eaten straight out of the can with a little lemon juice.

- Betsy

Wild Albacore Tuna


- Lili

Line caught tuna

By far the Best Tuna ever..

- Patrick


Tasted of quality. Excellent item for price, safety, etc.

- Ron


Tastes great and happy to support this company and the work they're doing!

- Sara

Really really good

I bought this mostly because I wanted to support a business concerned about ethical fishing practices and because of the low mercury content.

But I was pleasantly surprised by how really good it tastes. Opening the can, you see that it is nearly filled to the brim with fish, with very little water. You literally have to pry it out of the can it is so stuffed, which is something I have never experienced with years of purchasing albacore from other companies. Definitely a good value for such a high quality product.

The taste is wonderful--mild yet completely satisfying. For an out of this world tuna salad, combine it with the paleo avacado oil mayo also offered on this site. Delish!!

Will definitely be purchasing again!

- S


Tastes great. Fast service

- Theresa leavet

Excellent tuna

I also buy this regularly from Azure Standard and it is a good product

- Patti Hampton

Great taste

Love this tuna

- Abby


i love that "Every single tuna is tested" for mercury; I feel like I can enjoy as much as I want without worrying about mercury!

- Madeleine

Good tuna

I like the flavor of this tuna. The price is reasonable, considering that they go to the extra work of testing every tuna to check for mercury. Like I say, "sometimes it costs a little extra not to be poisoned".

- Lisa F

Safe Catch Albacore tuna

delicious and feel good knowing it is "safe"!

- Susan

Some of the best tuna in a can!

This tuna has definitely taken the lead on the competition. One of their biggest tasks is to ensure the lowest mercury content possible in each can. It is just wonderful to know that a company takes such precaution for additional health benefits.

I really liked the consistency and amount of moisture in this tuna. However, it was slightly salty for me. Of course, it can be modified with extra ingredients, but I would have to say that that was my only setback.

- Mercedes W.

Extremely Good!

This tuna is great in casseroles, on salads and all that! I love how the can is BPA free and the fish is sustainable farmed! I would buy this again in a heartbeat!

The only feedback that I have about this is that I wish the salted and non-salted varieties were better designated. I thought that I had bought one but another was delivered. Either way, tuna was fantastic!

- Hazel Hudson

Lower Mercury and Higher Omega 3s

I didn't know much about mercury issues in canned tuna until I tried Safe Catch and then did a bit of research. It is to my understanding that Safe Catch has developed a technology where they can test each and every tuna fish to verify it's mercury levels and then they only process the low-level ones for their brand.

On top of lower mercury levels, they claim to have 5 times more Omega-3s than the other brands of canned tuna. These two things alone make it worth it to me to spend a little more and get a great product! It also tastes amazing!

- Minnie

The Most Superior Canned Tuna

It's incredible what "Safe Catch" does to ensure a tuna that is low in mercury. You will not find a better tuna on the market. I highly suggest you make the switch. Also, this tuna is cooked in the can, only once! That means it is packed in it's own juices, and most of the nutrients are preserved. Great job, Safe Catch!

- My Longevity Kitchen

Best Tuna and safest!

Not only is this tuna the safest (lowest mercury content) you can buy but it is delicious. It doesn't even look like canned tuna: it is light and flaky. We stopped eating tuna until now. Thanks!

- Linda

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