Rice pest contamination warning leads to supermarket recall

A supermarket chain is recalling two rice products after it was revealed the batches may have been contaminated by pests.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 9:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 9:37 am

Netto’s has issued a statement warning that Rice Market Basmati Rice and Rice Market Parboiled Rice have been recalled on a precautionary basis.

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The own-brand 1kg packs originate from a packing site in Germany, where the suspect contamination is said to have occurred.

A company statement read: “We are asking all customers who have bought the product not to use them and return them to their nearest story for a full refund.

“No other products are affected by this issue, and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”