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

28 July 2020: Mars New Zealand Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Uncle Ben’s brand Brown Basmati ready-to-heat rice pouches as the product may contain foreign matter (glass).

Uncle Ben’s brand Brown Basmati ready-to-heat rice pouch (250g).

 

Product identification

Product type

Rice

Name of product (size)

Uncle Ben’s brand Brown Basmati ready-to-heat rice pouch (250g)

Date marking

Best before dates between and including 160221 and 011021                                        

Package size and description

The product is sold in a 250g pouch.

Distribution

The product is imported from the United Kingdom.

The product is sold in supermarkets throughout New Zealand.

The product has not been re-exported.

Notes

This recall does not affect any other Uncle Ben’s brand products or any other products imported by Mars New Zealand Ltd.

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the date marking printed on the back of the pouch.

Affected product should not be consumed. There have been no reports of associated injury, however if you have consumed any of this product and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

Customers should return this product to their retailer for a full refund.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Mars New Zealand Ltd:

  • Phone: 0800 442 216
  • Address: 14/666 Great South Road, Ellerslie, Auckland.
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