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These Tinned Tomatoes Have A "Potentially Explosive" Defect

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SPC Australia has announced a "precautionary decision" to recall Ardmona Whole Peeled Tomatoes because they're, well, potentially explosive.

We've taken a precautionary decision to recall Ardmona Whole Peeled Tomatoes 400g. More details below:

You can buy Ardmona whole peeled tomatoes in Coles, Woolworths and independent supermarkets all over Australia, and SPC Australia are asking people to dispose of the product.

A spokesperson for SPC Australia told BuzzFeed News the defect is actually with the can itself, and not the tomatoes inside.

"It's explosive as it makes a sound. It's being described as a shotgun sound. The tomatoes inside are forced out due to pressure in the can."

"The potential injury is very, very, very unlikely but what can happen, it feels like a recoil, and [the can] pushes into your hand. But we hope that's not the case and that's why we've gone with the recall."