Recall: UNCLE BEN's READY RICE Long Grain White Rice Product
On 2014-03-01, the FDA announced that Mars Food North America is conducting a recall on Long Grain White Rice Product due to a possible defect. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) UNCLE BEN's READY RICE during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Company Contact Information:
Name: Mars Food North America
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Long Grain White Rice product
Brand Name(s): UNCLE BEN's READY RICE
Reason for Recall: Punctures in the pouch packaging
Official Recall Date: 2014-02-28
Note: Although this recall announcement is dated 02/28/2014, it was not published by the FDA until 03/01/2014.
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Mars Food North America is voluntarily recalling one specific production lot of UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Original Long Grain White Rice product, representing less than 3,500 cases. This product does not meet our quality standards due to punctures in the pouch packaging. Read More.
More information may be available at FDA.gov
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