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Uncle Ben’s rice

Rice Recall Highlights Illness from Overexposure to Niacin, or Vitamin B3

Judging by the news stories that have cropped up in the past 24 hours, Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice is having some problems with niacin, the organic compound also known as vitamin B3. The problems came to a head on Monday, when Mars Foodservices announced it was recalling a number of products after its Uncle Ben’s Infused… Continue Reading

Unusual Illnesses Prompt Recall of Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice

Texas, Illinois and North Dakota see cases of burning rashes, headaches and nausea

Following a run of unusual illnesses in Texas, Illinois and North Dakota, Mars Foodservices is recalling all bags and all lot numbers of its Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice products produced in 2013: UNCLE BEN’S INFUSED Rice Roasted Chicken Flavor (5- and 25-pounds) UNCLE BEN’S INFUSED Rice Garlic & Butter Flavor (5-pounds) UNCLE BEN’S INFUSED Rice… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Undeclared Milk in Uncle Ben’s Rice

Mars Food US is recalling Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable due to an undeclared milk allergen. According to the company, an ingredient supplier improperly included an undeclared milk ingredient in the seasoning mix. Those with milk allergies are advised not to eat the rice. Mars Food US has not received any reports of… Continue Reading