RECALL: Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recall - 8 News NOW

RECALL: Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recall

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LAS VEGAS -- The Federal Drug Administration is investigating recent illnesses linked to Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Mexican Flavor sold in five and 25 pound bags.

These products are sold to food service companies that distribute to schools, restaurants and hospitals. They can also be bought over the Internet or at warehouse type retailers.

The reported illnesses have taken place in Texas and North Dakota. People who consumed the rice complained of skin rashes, headaches and nausea.

The recall is for the following products:

  • 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 Mexican Flavor (5- and 25-pounds)
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Pilaf (5-pounds)
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Saffron Flavor (5-pounds)
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Cheese Flavor (5-pounds)
  • UNCLE BEN'S INFUSED Rice Spanish Flavor (25-pounds)

The product should be returned to the retailer or thrown away.

 

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