Here’s How To Identify Rice That Contains Plastic
As we all know China produces lots of rice and its exact amount is more than 200 tons annually.
This makes it the largest rice producer in the world.
According to a recent The Korean Times report, some of the Chinese rice is very dangerous !
According to recent reports and some articles on the internet :
- Chinese producers sell artificial rice made of potato starch and plastic which is steamed with rice aroma in the end.
They also say that further investigation discovered that the fake Chinese rice contains as much plastic as a little plastic bag!
You must know that there is a difference between this rice and real rice and you can easily determine which one is fake by following these simple tips:
The mortar and pestle test
Crush a few grains of rice – if the rice changes into a fine white powder, it is organic.
If it leaves a yellow stain in the mortar, it’s plastic.
The fire test
Light a couple of rice kernels and see if they burn – if they do then its FAKE.
The water test
Pour a tablespoon of the rice in a glass of water .
Organic rice will fall to the bottom of the glass.
The mold test
First cook a handful of rice in water,
-then put it in a plastic container
-let it sit on a sunny spot for a few days.
Real, organic rice should be moldy in 2 days; the fake rice will stay intact.
If you suspect that the rice you’ve bought is plastic, try these tips before using …
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Hope we helped !