Quorn has issued a recall of 12,000 packets of meat-free mince over fears the product has been contaminated.
The Food Standards Agency has warned consumers not to eat the affected products as it could represent a safety risk.
The affected product batch, sold only at Tesco, may contain small pieces of metal that could cause harm if eaten.
The agency advised: “If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead, return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.”
Quorn Foods said it was a precautionary measure resulting from an “isolated production issue.”
No other Quorn products or batches are thought to be affected.
Full product details
Product: Quorn Meat Free Mince
Pack size: 300g
‘Best before’ date: 31 August 2018
Batch code: 136331
Customers are advised to return the product to Tesco stores for a full refund.
This article was updated to clarify that the affected product batch was only sold in Tesco stores. Quorn Meet Free Mince 300g is also available elsewhere.