Unauthorised genetically modified rice in LLRICE601 Masterfoods Oy's product

The rice product:

  • Uncle Ben’s dark rice 9.07 kg, designed for institutional kitchens, best before dates 01.05.2007 and 31.08.2007

contains unauthorised genetically modified rice LLRICE601. GMO foods and feeds may not be marketed in the European Community, unless they have been authorised by the EU.

The product has been imported by Masterfoods Oy. More information can be obtained from Logistics Manager Juha Starck, tel. +358 (0) 9 7739 4334 or +358 (0) 50 522 3790. Masterfoods Oy has initiated action to withdraw the products from the market, and has informed customers about this.

At the Finnish Food Safety Authority the matter is handled by Senior Officer Sari Sippola tel. +358 (0) 20 77 24291, e-mail forename.surnameat-merkki.gifevira.fi

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