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Uncle Ben's has recalled its ready-to-heat brown basmati rice pouches over concerns they may contain glass.

uncle bensMars Food UK, which owns Uncle Ben’s, issued the recall for the product on Monday, with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) saying: "The possible presence of glass makes this product unsafe to eat.”

 FSA advised those who have bought the item to return it to the store where it was purchased where they will be offered a full refund.
The recall notice applies to 250g pouches of brown basmati rice purchased with a best before date ranging between 17 November and 19 July.

A notice from the manufacturer explained: “Uncle Ben’s is voluntarily recalling Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati 250g ready to heat rice pouches with the below best before dates.

“This is a precautionary recall due to the possibility of the presence of glass”.