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FDA Warns Schools Against Eating Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Products

The Washington Post reports “The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food-service institutions after children in three states suffered burning, itching rashes and headaches and nausea linked to the rice.” Mars Foodservices is working with the FDA to investigate the illnesses; however, they are thought to be related to high levels of niacin, or Vitamin B3, in the rice that are required under federal and state standards.

Read it in The Washington Post.