Batches of Uncle Ben’s rice recalled due to the possible presence of glass

Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati Ready to heat rice

Mars Food is taking steps to recall select production batches of Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati Ready to heat rice



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27 July 2020

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Mars Food is taking the precautionary step to voluntarily recall select production batches of Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati 250g ready to heat microwavable rice pouches, due to the possibility of the presence of glass.

The affected product has the following best before dates: 08/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 16/03/2021, 24/05/2021, 14/06/2021, 03/07/2021, 17/11/2020, 08/12/2020 and 09/12/2020.

“We are working with retailers to have the product removed from store shelves,” began a statement from the company. “We would like to advise retailers and consumers to check any packs of Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati 250g ready to heat rice pouches purchased featuring the best before codes listed below. This product should not be consumed.

“Please note that this is an isolated incident and that no other Uncle Ben’s products have been affected or are included in the recall and are safe to consume.

“At Mars Food, our number one priority is food safety. We are deeply committed to keeping our food safe and take situations such as these extremely seriously. We apologise for any inconvenience.”

Consumers with impacted product can contact 1890 812 315 for further information.



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