Mars Food Canada voluntarily withdrawing UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Fancy® Broccoli and Cheddar and Fast & Fancy® Country Chicken flavoured rice
markets.businessinsider.com July 21, 2018
BOLTON, ON, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Out of an abundance of caution, Mars Food Canada is conducting a voluntary withdrawal of select UNCLE BEN'S® products, Fast & Fancy® Broccoli and Cheddar and Fast & Fancy® Country Chicken flavoured rice, after learning about a possible Salmonella contamination in the seasoning pouches in these two products. While the product is sold across Canada, this withdrawal is only affecting product sold in eastern Canada.
We are working with a limited number of impacted retailers in eastern Canada to have the product removed from store shelves. While the majority of the implicated product has been retrieved, we would like to advise customers to check any packages of UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Fancy® Broccoli and Cheddar and Fast & Fancy® Country Chicken flavoured rice purchased featuring any of the lot codes listed below. Withdrawn product should not be consumed.
UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Fancy® Broccoli and Cheddar Flavour
UPC: 0 58496 03043 8
UNCLE BEN'S® Fast & Fancy® Country Chicken Flavour
UPC: 0 58496 03045 2
Please note that this is an isolated incident and that no other Uncle Ben's products have been affected or are included in the withdrawal and are safe to consume. There have also been no reports of illness associated with the withdrawn products.
Consumers with impacted product can reach us at 1-800-734-3226 for further information.
At Mars Food Canada, our number one priority is food safety. We are deeply committed to keeping our food safe and take situations such as these extremely seriously. We apologize for any inconvenience.