Glass Contamination Leads to Recall of Thai Jasmine Rice

April 3, 2024 USA

Jasmine rice

In a recent development, Otis McAllister, a food firm based in Orinda, CA, has issued a recall for their product, Emerald River Premium Thai Jasmine Rice, due to the presence of glass particles found within the rice. This recall comes after reports surfaced of potential health risks associated with consuming the contaminated product.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has shared details of the recall, indicating that it was initiated on March 6, 2024, and remains ongoing. The affected rice product, distributed in several states including Utah, Oregon, Texas, and Washington, poses a risk to consumers.

Recalled Product Information:

  • Product Name: Emerald River Premium Thai Jasmine Rice
  • Net Weight: 50 lb (22.7 kg)
  • UPC: 0 28571 00474 6
  • Quantity: 2700 bags
  • Code Information: Lot 11526 090425
  • Best if Used By Date: 04/Sep/2025

Consumers are strongly advised not to use the recalled product. Instead, it should be discarded immediately or returned to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumption of the contaminated rice may pose serious health hazards, and thus caution is urged.

Otis McAllister has assured the public that they are actively investigating the issue to identify the source of contamination and prevent any similar incidents in the future. They have also expressed their commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of their consumers.

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