Basmati rice recalled due to insect risk

Basmati rice recalled due to insect risk

A product you may own has been recalled since December 15. Sold throughout Europe in Leclerc stores, the bag of Basmati rice in question would contain insects.

Marketed between August 28 and December 13, 2023, the sachet of basmati rice from the Comptoir du grain brand could contain insects.

What is the product concerned?

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

  • Food / Cereals and bakery products BASMATI RICE 1 KG BAG
  • Brand: COMPTOIR DU GRAIN
  • Model or reference: BASMATI RICE 1 KG BAG
    • • GTIN 3564700024164 Lot All lots Minimum durability date 08/16/2025
    • • GTIN 3564700024164 Lot All lots Minimum durability date 08/17/2025
  • Packaging: 1 KG bag
  • Marketing date: 08/28/2023
  • End of marketing date: 13/12/2023
  • Storage temperature: Product to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographical sales area: entire Europe
  • Distributors: E.LECLERC
  • Additional information to identify the product: Only products bearing the additional code 09 following the barcode are affected by the recall.

Basmati rice recall

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 08.05.90.80.70. and receive a refund.

Reimbursement is provided, contact number is ke 0800 865 286

The end date for this recall procedure is Tuesday February 15, 2024.