Euro Foods, which owns the supermarket, has apologised for the couple’s grim find and has launched an investigation.
Muhammad was alerted by his seven-month pregnant wife’s screams as she opened the tin at their home in Birmingham.
He told the BBC : “My wife was making lunch for me and our 15-month-old son. When she opened the can, she saw something and screamed at me to come through. I saw it was a dead baby lizard.