200 tons of rice from China are produced every year, and that makes them the largest producer of rice in the whole world. And that also makes them vulnerable to syndicates who earns money by making FAKE RICE and sell it to the market, in any part if the world.
Quality reports are reported because of the consumer complains about the rice from China. In the report of Korean times, the spurious rice that produced by several Chinese companies contains plastic and potato starch. With the added aroma of steamed rice and later mixed with organic rice, makes it that hard for the consumer to identify the fake ones.
Luckily, this article will help you to recognize FAKE RICE that will prevent you and your family from food poisoning.
1. FIRE TEST
Take handful of rice and burn the same by using matchsticks or lighter. If the rice particles are made of plastic, then it will release plastic smell immediately after burning.
2. MOLD TEST
Boil rice and keep it in a bottle for 2-3 days. If the boiled rice does not get affected by fungus, then it happens to be plastic rice and not the usual rice.
3. BOIL TEST
Fake rice can be identified while boiling. If the rice is made of plastic, then it will form a thick layer on the pot at the time of boiling.
4. WATER TEST
Take one tablespoon of Chinese rice and pour into a glass of water. Organic rice will fall to the bottom while plastic rice will float.
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