RECALL – Uncle Ben’s Canada Recalls Fast & Fancy Flavoured Rice (July 21)

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New Uncle Ben’s Canada RECALL.

On July 20, 2018 – Mars Food Canada has issued a Voluntary Recall on:

Uncle Ben’s Fast & Fancy Flavoured Rice (Broccoli/Cheddar and Country Chicken).

These products have been distributed and sold NATIONALLY.

While the product is sold across Canada, this withdrawal is only affecting product sold in eastern Canada.

If you have the recalled product, you are being asked to not consume this product and return it to the place it was purchased, for a refund.

Reason for Recall:
  • possible Salmonella contamination, which may cause illness

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Recalled products:
UNCLE BEN’S® FAST & FANCY ® Broccoli and Cheddar Flavour

UPC:  0 58496 03043 8

165 g826DC4RX01






UNCLE BEN’S® FAST & FANCY ® Country Chicken Flavour

UPC:  0 58496 03045 2

165 g


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.

Reported Illness:
  • There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
What you should do:
  1. Check to see if you have recalled products in your home.
  2. Please do not consume this product.
  3. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
  4. If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
More Information:

If you have questions about this Mars Food Canada Recall, please contact:

  • Mars Food Canada at 1-800-734-3226 for further information.

Visit the Mars Food website for more information on this recall.




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  1. Did you try and take it back to your local grocery store? – you can probably exchange it for one that has a better upc code.

  2. They aren’t reimbursing is ? Ridiculous I’m a single mom with nothing . I have a few products recalled and oops are fault u can’t keep your work spot under control we have to pay ? Thanks ! Not buying this product again

  3. C. Money,
    It does state that you could return it to the store. And yes, you do get a full refund $. No, I don’t work for the company in any capacity.

  4. People should be reimbursed for your product. It has taken dollars to buy this and all you say is throw it out. It should be returned to a store and be reimbursed with actual dollars not coupons!


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