Uncle Ben’s Product Recalled Over Fears It Contains Glass

Uncle Ben's Brown Basmati Rice

Uncle Ben‘s rice pouches have been recalled because they may contain glass.

Certain batches of the 250 gram pouches of brown basmati microwavable rice may be affected.

Mars Food says it’s isolated incident and that no other Uncle Ben’s products are being recalled.

Mars Fare voluntarily recalling the product as a precaution, it was revealed today.

The affected product comes in a 250g microwaveable pouches and have 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.

Customers and retailers are advised to check the date on the product and if they have already purchased the rice, not to consume it. A spokesperson said: “Consumers with impacted product can contact us at 1890 812 315 for further information.

“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.”