Supermarket sandwiches recalled over 'unknown foreign body'

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The Food Standards Agency has issued a recall notice for Co-op tuna mayo sandwiches (not pictured). - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Co-op is recalling some of its sandwiches amid concerns over the presence of "an unknown foreign body".

The Food Standards Agency has issued a notice to advise of the recall of the supermarket's tuna mayo sandwich.

It is displaying notices in all its stores which sell the product.

The notice from the FSA said: "Co-op is recalling Co-op tuna mayo sandwich because the product has been found to contain a foreign body. The presence of an unknown foreign body makes this product unsafe to eat.

Co-op tuna mayo sandwiches have been recalled.

Co-op tuna mayo sandwiches have been recalled. - Credit: Co-op

If you have bought the product do not eat it.

"Instead, return the product to nearest Co-op store for a refund, or if you are self-isolating or shielding please contact our Customer Careline 0800 0686 727 or customer.careline@coop.co.uk"

Sandwiches with a use by date of July 15 are affected.