Uncle Ben's White Ready Rice Recalled Due to Packaging Problem

The recalled rice may contain punctures in the pouch packaging

Uncle Ben's White Ready Rice Recalled Due to Packaging Problem
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March 3, 2014

what's being recalled?

Mars Food North America is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Uncle Ben's Ready Rice Original Long Grain White Rice. This recalled rice may contain punctures in the pouch packaging.

The Uncle Ben's Ready Rice included in this recall has a Best By date of '12/14 MADE IN CANADA' and a lot code of 351GBBFPXX printed on the package. The 'XX' in the lot code represents the packaging equipment, and could be any of the following: 1L, 1R, 2L, 2R, 3L, or 3R.

no reports of illnesses

Mars Food has not received any reports of illness associated with this recall to date. No other lot codes or any other Uncle Ben's products are affected by this recall.

The recalled Ready Rice should not be served or eaten. It should be returned to where it was purchased.

more information

For more information on this recall, contact Mars Food toll-free at 800-548-6253.