A popular brand of tinned tomatoes has been recalled amid fears they could explode while being opened.
SPC Ardmona has recalled a batch of 400 gram Peeled Vine Ripened Tomatoes as they could cause an injury to people opening the cans.
We’ve taken a precautionary decision to recall Ardmona Whole Peeled Tomatoes 400g. More details below: pic.twitter.com/SbMyiNnEuP
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“Due to increased pressure in the can caused by a breakdown in the can lining integrity, these food products may cause injury when opening,” SPC said in a statement.
The affected products have been sold in Coles, Woolworths and independent supermarkets and have the code TOM W/P 428580 007CM on the tin’s base.
Customers are being told dispose of the products and contact SPC on 1800 805 168.