TikTok Video Shows Woman Finding Moths in Jungle Oats, Tiger Brands Addresses Concerns from Customers

TikTok Video Shows Woman Finding Moths in Jungle Oats, Tiger Brands Addresses Concerns from Customers

  • One woman was mortified when she found an eclipse of moths in her unopened box of Jungle Oats
  • The TikTok user uploaded the video onto the internet out of pure shock from what she had experienced with the breakfast cereal
  • Tiger Brands spoke to Briefly News after people flooded the comments to express that they also bought products from the company and ran into issues

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A woman was less than happy after opening a brand new box of Jungle Oats that had insects living in the box.

Woman opens Jungle Oats box to find insects
A woman on TikTok opened Jungle Oats to reveal the box was full of moths. Image: @thee_sne
Source: TikTok

The video got thousands of likes and even more comments with people's reactions. Some shared their stories of how Tiger Brands products were often spoilt, and the company's PR and Media manager responded to the concerns.

Lady shows moth-infested new Jungle Oats box in TikTok video

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A lady, @thee_sne, on TikTok, posted that she opened a box of Jungle Oats well before the expiry date only to be met by a swarm of pantry moths.

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Watch the video below to see the moths:

Tiger Brands eager to get to the bottom of questionable Jungle Oats products

Speaking to Briefly News, Tiger Brands' media and PR manager, Azure Fey, assured the public that the company knew about the worries expressed by the consumer. Tiger Brands is taking the necessary steps and will collect a sample from the person who got the bad product. They explained:

"We have initiated our consumer complaint-handling protocol which includes collecting a sample of the product from the consumer and evaluating it."

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People love to review their purchases. In the video, the creator initially blamed Shoprite, but people in the comments pointed out that the supplier, Tiger Brands, should be the one to answer. Others also admitted that they bought products from the company and found insects in their produce.

Addressing Briefly News about whether consumers should be worried, Tiger Brands said:

"Providing safe and quality products is an absolute priority for Tiger Brands."

Read people's comments below:

user7205543723685 said:

"This thing happened to us at home last year with oats bought at Shoprite. Two boxes of oats were like this. We had to clean the whole pantry."

JO$H joked:

"They really added extra protein though."

Ashley Doe added:

"Tiger Brands seems to be struggling with quality control lately."

Khubxin pointed out:

"The problem is the supplier, Shoprite didn't make this oats."

Thoby revealed:

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"I once found worms in my oats. I think Jungle Oats has a problem. I'm sure those were worms that later turned into moths."

Try.com166 added:

"I found worms in my maize meal more than four times. I no longer buy food from that tuck shop called Shoprite."

"Omg sies": SA disgusted by video of mouse found in Woolies free-range chicken

Briefly News previously reported that one of SA's leading retailers, Woolworths, has landed in some hot water after a shopper shared a video of a live mouse trapped in a package of free-range chicken.

TikTok user @Tebo.s posted the now-viral video showing the live mouse moving around among chicken pieces.

The blowback from the incidents has resulted in the retailer launching a full-scale investigation into how the rodent ended up in the meat.

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Source: Briefly News

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Rutendo Masasi (Human-Interest editor) Rue Masasi is a Human Interest and Entertainment writer at Briefly News who graduated with a BA (Hons) in English from Rhodes University in 2018. Rue also has 2 years of experience in journalism and over four years of experience as an online ESL teacher. She has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her via email: rutendo.masasi@briefly.co.za

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