Mars Foods Recalls Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice Garden Vegetable With Peas, Carrots & Corn

Mars Food North America is voluntarily recalling two Lot Codes of UNCLE BEN'S(r) READY RICE(r) Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots & Corn pouch product, representing less than 2,000 cases. Some pouches in these lot codes were filled with a different product that contains barley, a non-wheat source of gluten, which is not declared on the product packaging.

This action relates only to UNCLE BEN'S(r) READY RICE(r) Garden Vegetable with Peas, Carrots & Corn pouch products with a "Best Before Date 06/15 MADE IN CANADA" with either of these Lot Codes printed on the package:

422GBBFP1L OR 422GBBFP1R  

423AABFP1L OR 423AABFP1R

No other Lot Codes, or any other UNCLE BEN'S(r) Brand products, are involved in this action. No Mars Foodservices products are involved in this action.

Only these specific lot codes are impacted. The product should be returned to where it was purchased.

PRODUCT LOT CODE ITEM NO.

422GBBFP1[L UNCLE BEN'S(r) READY RICE(r) Garden Vegetable with Peas, or R] Carrots & Corn pouch U03234 423AABFP1[L or R]

Mars Food North America is conducting this voluntary recall because of an undeclared inclusion of barley, a non-wheat source of gluten, as a result of some pouches in these lot codes being filled with a different product. We have not received any reports of illness associated with this product, but we are voluntarily recalling this product out of an abundance of caution.

No other UNCLE BEN'S(r) Brand products, including Mars Foodservices products, are involved in this action.

For more information or assistance, contact the company toll free at 1-800-548-6253 or 1-800-548-6253 FREE. (Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST) or via the website at www.mars.com.

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