Uncle Ben's Rice Recalled Over Concerns Of Broken Glass In Packs
Shoppers are being asked to check their cupboards for the microwaveable rice pouches that could be dangerous if consumed.
The flavour in question is the Uncle Ben's Brown Basmati pouches, size 250g.
The Food Standards Agency explain: "Mars Food UK is recalling Uncle Ben's Brown Basmati ready to heat rice pouches as some packs may contain pieces of glass.
"The possible presence of glass makes this product unsafe to eat."
Only packs with the following best before dates are affected, so be sure to check yours. The dates include:
- 17th November 2020
- 8th December 2020
- 9th December 2020
- 8th January 2021
- 18th January 2021
- 19th January 2021
- 2nd March 2021
- 16th March 2021
- 20th March 2021
- 24th May 2021
- 14th June 2021
- 15th June 2021
- 3rd July 2021
- 19th July 2021
You can find more information here.
So what do you do if you find the product in your food cupboard?
Well, the Food Standards Agency is warning anyone who has purchased the product not to eat it. Instead you can return it for a full refund, via the shop you bought it or by contacting Uncle Ben's.
They continued: "If you have bought the above product do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought for a full refund or please dispose of it and contact Uncle Ben's consumer care line on 0800-952-1234 for a full refund."
They also added: "Mars Food UK is recalling the above product. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product.
"These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product."
Time to check those cupboards guys!
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