Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati ready to heat rice pouches - Mars Food


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.

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The risk concerns products

Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati ready to heat rice

Pack size250g

Best before17 November 2020

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Recommendations for consumers
Risk statement

The product may contain pieces of glass which could present a safety risk.

Action taken by the company

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. Please see the attached notice.


Our advice to consumers

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.

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Country for notification

United Kingdom



Source of the alert

FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY - Food Standards Agency- We are an independent Government department working across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to protect public health and consumers' wider interests in food. We make sure that food is safe and what it says it is. www.food.gov.uk

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