Aycan branded Rice Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/London: Aycan branded Rice Recall [UK]Aytac Foods, a Leyton, London establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Aycan Risotto Rice and Aycan Brown Rice products due to suspected Insect (i.e., Weevil) fragment contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. FSA: http://ht.ly/zqmI30iVYOp

Direct link: https://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2018/16981/aytac-foods-recalls-aycan-risotto-rice-and-aycan-brown-rice-due-to-possible-insect-weevil-infestation

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports the following Rice products are subject to recall:

  • Aycan branded Brown Rice, sold in 900 gram bags with a batch/lot designation L-6235 AL4 with a best-before date of 30 August 2018
  • Aycan branded Risotto Rice, sold in 900 gram bags with a batch/lot designation L-6347 L4 with a best-before date of 23 November 2018

==> No barcodes, UPCs, EANs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Rice products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FSA, Aytac Foods has recalled certain batch/lots of Aycan Risotto Rice and Aycan Brown Rice products due to suspected insect (Weevil) fragment contamination.

In general, if insect fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household rubbish, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabelled Rice products, please search for “rice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Weevil fragment contamination, please search for “insect” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected bacterial contamination, please search for “bacterial” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Aytac Foods, please search for “Aytac” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
FSA Ref: FSA-PRIN-12-2018
Recalls Direct RIN: 9896-2018
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