SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury's has recalled a sliced vegetable product amid fears it contains glass.

A batch of its jarred sliced beetroot may contain small pieces of the substance making it unsafe to eat.

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The Food Standards Agency has urged shoppers to return the 340g jar, with the best before date of August 2019, to stores for a full refund.

Sainsbury's said: "We have identified the possible presence of small pieces of glass in one batch of the above product.

East Kilbride Connect:

"As a precautionary measure, we are asking all customers who have bought this product with the above batch code, not to consume it, and to return it to their nearest Sainsbury’s store where they will receive a full refund.

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"No other products or batch codes are affected by this issue, and we apologise for the inconvenience this has caused."