Basmati rice loaded with insects recalled

Basmati rice loaded with insects recalled

A product that you may own has been recalled since Friday, December 1st. Sold throughout Europe, the bag of Basmati rice in question would contain insects.

Marketed between August 28 and November 30, 2023, the bag of basmati rice from the Carrefour Extra brand could contain insects.

What is the product concerned?

This is a 1kg bag of basmati rice from the “Carrefour Extra” brand. The product reference is as follows:

Product category: Food

Sub-category : Cereals and bakery products Brand: Carrefour Extra

Model or reference: Basmati rice bag 1kg

GTIN : 3560070837984

Lot : 322822

Minimum durability date: 16/08/2025

Packaging: 1kg bag

Start/end date of marketing: from 08/28/2023 to 11/30/2023

Storage temperature: Product to be stored at room temperature

Geographical sales area: Regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Burgundy-Franche-Comté, Île-de-Europe

Distributors: Carrefour

Additional information to identify the product: There is a shared market for this product, only the supplier Socoriz EMB 69044 is concerned. The EMB code 69044 is specified next to the barcode.

What procedure should you follow if you own this product?

If this bag of basmati rice has been recalled, it is because it contains insects. According to the government website Rappel Conso: “for reasons of contamination, of external or other origin, or by putrefaction, deterioration or decomposition, it is recommended as a precaution that people who hold this product not to use it”.

Therefore, you are invited to no longer consume this product, to return it to the point of sale or destroy it. You can also contact consumer service at and receive a refund.

The end date for this recall procedure is Tuesday January 30, 2024.