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Uncle Ben's Whole Grain Rice Recall

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Thursday morning, Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets announced the recall of Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable packages. For more information on this recall, see the press release below:


GIANT FOOD STORES ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO VOLUNTARY RECALL OF UNCLE

BEN'S WHOLE GRAIN WHITE RICE GARDEN VEGETABLE PACKAGES

Product recalled due to undeclared milk allergen

 

Carlisle, PA – Following notification from its supplier, Mars Food, GIANT Food Stores and

MARTIN'S Food Markets has removed from sale Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice

Garden Vegetable packages. The product may contain milk, an undeclared allergen.

 

The following product is affected by this recall:

  • Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable, 4.7 oz., UPC 5480040778 with best before date of 08/12 and code dates of 133BA4RP06 or 133BB4RP06

 

To date, GIANT/MARTIN'S has received no reports of illnesses associated with

consumption of this product. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not

suffer from a milk allergy. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any

unused portions or bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN'S for a full refund.

 

Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a

person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic. Allergic reactions can include:

hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip

swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness

and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of

consciousness.

 

Customers looking for additional information on the recall may call Uncle Ben's consumer

care line at 1-800-548-6253 or the GIANT/MARTIN'S Customer Service line at 1-888-814-

4268. For more information, consumers can visit our website at www.giantfoodstores.com

or www.martinsfoods.com.

 

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