SAINSBURY’S is urgently recalling one of its plant-based foods after metal was discovered inside the product.

The Plant Pioneers 6 Caramelised Onion Shroomdogs with the use-by date of January 6 and 7 may be affected making them unsafe to eat.

The product has the sku number 7994995.

The Food Standards Agency website states: "If you have bought the above product, do not eat it. Instead, return it to your nearest store for a full refund. If you are shielding or otherwise unable to return the product to store please visit or contact the customer careline on 0800 636262."

Sainsbury's point of sale notice reads: "It has been brought to our attention that some packs of the above date codes of this product contain pieces of metal.

"We are asking customers who have purchased this product not to eat it and to return it to their nearest Sainsbury's store for a full refund when they next visit for groceries & other essentials."

The supermarket added: "No other products have been affected by this issue. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience this may cause."