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Shoprite and Checkers recall canned tuna due to packaging defect

Shoprite and Checkers have announced a voluntary recall of 170g boxes of Cape Point Light Meat Shredded Tuna in Water, due to the possibility of boxes with defective double seams.

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The recall is being taken as a precautionary measure and, to date, no complaints have been received from consumers.

The voluntary recall is limited to products with the following production code: EEJCK BPHGS01. (Production date is 7/23/2021 and best before date is 7/23/2024.) Cape Point Light Meat Shredded Tuna in Water products in 170g cans with different product codes than shown here are not affected by this recall and no other Cape Point products either. To locate the production code, consumers should look at the bottom of the box.

Consumers who may have purchased the product mentioned above should not consume it but rather return it to their nearest Shoprite or Checkers store for a full refund.

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“We are working closely with and will continue to cooperate with the National Consumer Commission on this voluntary recall. The quality and safety of our products is our company’s top priority. We understand that customers will be concerned and we apologize. without reservation for any concerns and inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall,” Shoprite Group said in a statement.

For assistance with finding the production code or returning a product, please contact 0800 01 07 09 or email consumerc@shoprite.co.za / consumer@shoprite.co.za. Consumers are also urged to consult a healthcare professional for advice and guidance if they have any concerns after consuming the affected product.

Shoprite and Checkers recall canned tuna due to packaging defect

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