Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Products Recalled

Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Products Recalled
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February 10, 2014

Mars Foodservices is voluntarily recalling UNCLE BEN's INFUSED Rice products, which are only sold in 5 lbs and 25 lbs bags, due to a health concern.

The following products are included in this recall. These products should not be served or eaten. They should be returned to the distributor where purchased.

  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Roasted Chicken Flavor (25-lbs) - U3010501
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Roasted Chicken Flavor (5 lbs) - U0257000
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Garlic & Butter Flavor (5-lbs) - U0257100
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Mexican Flavor (25-lbs) - U0318000
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Mexican Flavor (5-lbs) - U0257300
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Pilaf (5-lbs) - U0262000
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Saffron Flavor (5-lbs) - U0263002
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Cheese Flavor (5-lbs) - U0262900
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Spanish Flavor (25-lbs) - U3012100

Mars is conducting this voluntary recall after receiving reports of people experiencing temporary symptoms of mild flushing and rash after eating Uncle Ben's INFUSED Rice Mexican Flavor product. The company is continuing to work closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate this issue.

UNCLE BEN'S Brand Ready-to-Heat, Boxed, Bag or Cup Products available in supermarkets and other retail outlets are not involved in this recall and are safe to consume.

Mars Foodservices will provide reimbursements or replacement products to all affected customers. For further details about this recall, contact the company toll-free at 800-432-2331.