Shoprite, Checkers Recall Batch of Cape Point Tuna Over Defective Cans

Shoprite and Checkers have recalled a batch of canned Tuna from their shelves, citing defective cans as reasons for the decision.

In a statement, the company noted that it’s taking out a specific batch of the Cape Point Light Meat Shredded Tuna in Water out of stores. The batch number for the product is EEJCK BPHGS01, and the production and expiry dates 23 July 2021 and 23 July 2024 respectively.

It also clarified that no complaints have been received regarding the products yet. But it’s recalling the product anyway as a precaution. For those who might be worried about the recalled products, the company advised them to consult their doctors.

For those who might have trouble finding the production code or returning a product, the company provided the following contact: Phone – 0800 01 07 09, and emails – or

Recalling consumer products from circulation is nothing new. It happens with many brands. In almost every instance, the public is informed accordingly, with a word or two about safety and the need to seek help in case of any health emergency regarding the product.

Consumers who already have the products with the EEJCK BPHGS01 stocked are advised to return them for reimbursement. This is a developing story, so stay tuned.

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