Sainsbury's has recalled these vegan 'meatballs' because they could contain pieces of plastic

By Finlay Greig
Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 9:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 9:01 am

Sainsbury's are recalling a product from their vegan range over fears that it may contain plastic.

Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs have been recalled due to the potential presence of "small pieces of white plastic" which would make the product unsafe to eat.

Supermarket statement

Sainsbury's released a statement saying that no other products had been affected by the contamination.

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    It said: "It has been brought to our attention that the above product may potentially contain small pieces of white plastic.

    "We are asking customers who have purchased this product to return it to their nearest Sainsbury's store for a full refund when they next visit for groceries & other essentials."

    What should I do if I own the product?

    Food Standards Agency advise that those who are in possession of the product should return it to the store from where it was brought next time they visit for essential shopping.

    Those who are vulnerable or shielding have been advised by Sainsbury's to call its careline on0800 636262 or by email to [email protected]

    Product details

    Name: Plant Pioneers Vegan Shroomballs

    Size: 240g

    Use by date: All dates between 3 and 6 June 2020