Sometimes, a product can become scorched during the cooking process if the liquid in the can is not sufficient to cover the top of the tuna, and this can cause the fish to turn orange in color.
The product can also become overcooked if left in the sun or in a hot car. The products are meant to be kept in room temperature. If the product is overcooked it will looked scorched (orange(y) color).
Also, If the tuna meat appears to be orange, this is commonly a natural color variance for albacore tuna. This typically occurs when there is a higher concentration of sugar in the meat, and the sugar becomes caramelized when cooked.
It is safe for consumption, but it is up to your own discretion if you would like to consume it. We recommend you open it and evaluate with personal judgement before eating the product. Should you decide not to consume the product, we would be happy to replace the product for you. Simply submit a form to speak with our Consumer Affairs team!