Shoprite Checkers has urged all customers that have purchased certain brands of 400 grams of canned pilchards, to check their tins for two specific batch codes.
— Business Insider SA (@BISouthAfrica) February 23, 2020
This comes as West Point Processors recalled two batches of the product over safety concerns.
These are canned Pilchards 400g fish tins in Tomato Sauce under the Shoprite, Checkers and OK house brands that are recalled due to “canning deficiency” that may make the product “unfit for human consumption” according to West Point Processors, which supplies these fish products pic.twitter.com/IFfTFKVAx2
— Ndzavi Derrick .CBA (@NdzaviDerrick) February 23, 2020
Customers that find batch codes ‘ ZST2 and ZSC2 ‘ on the top of their tins can return the product at any Shoprite or Checkers stores for a full refund.
• 400g Pilchards in Tomato Sauce
• There has been a “canning deficiency” and cans may bloat
• Batch codes starting with ZST2 and ZSC2
Checkers House Brand
OK House Brand
— SidebarWithSindi (@sindivanzyl) February 24, 2020
The affected brands are Cape Point, Saldana, as well as Shoprite Rite brand, Checkers Housebrand, U-Brand and OK Housebrand.
Shoprite Holdings says all cans identified with these batch codes have since been removed from the shelves.
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