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US Recalls Infused Rice: Uncle Ben's

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Mars Foodservices US Recalls Infused Rice
Products Sold For Wholesale Distribution
--UNCLE BEN’S® retail grocery products not affected

Consumer:
1-800-432-2331

Media:
973-691-3536

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 9, 2014 - Mars Foodservices US is voluntarily recalling Foodservices UNCLE BEN’S® INFUSED® Rice products, which are only sold in 5 lbs and 25 lbs bags. UNCLE BEN’S® Brand Ready to Heat, Boxed, Bag or Cup Products available in supermarkets and other retail outlets are not involved. Our Foodservices Products are manufactured separately and are sold through wholesale distribution channels.

Only the following Foodservices products are impacted. 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

An example of the product packaging is displayed below:

Mars Foodservices US is conducting this voluntary recall as a result of people experiencing temporary symptoms of mild flushing and rash after eating our Foodservices INFUSED® Rice Mexican Flavor product. Out of an abundance of caution, we are removing all Foodservices INFUSED® Rice products from the market.

UNCLE BEN’S® Brand Ready to Heat, Boxed, Bag or Cup Products available in supermarkets and other retail outlets are not involved in this voluntary recall and are safe to consume. Our Foodservices Products are manufactured separately and are sold through wholesale distribution channels.

Mars Foodservices US will provide reimbursements or replacement product. Wholesale customers should work with their distributors. For more information or assistance, please contact us toll free at 800-432-2331 (Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST) or via email at mfs@usf.mars.com. Mars Foodservices US is continuing to work closely with the FDA to investigate this issue.

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