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Chinese Plastic Made Fake Rice : How to Identify Fake Rice


Recently we came to know about rice made from plastic are produced by China and they are exporting it to India and other countries. After this viral news, Fake rice made from Plastic are found and sealed in Navsari city of Gujarat state.

As per reports on today, 8 June 2017, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states are making people fear. People are worried after reports of ‘Plastic Rice’ being sold.  Two days before, a customer found plastic rice being served at a food stall in Saroornagar in Hyderabad. Also one customer from Meerpet found the same fake rice.


Fake rice made from Plastic are very cheap at cost and after boiling it, one cannot easily identify it so there is a chances that some greedy restaurant or food service people may serve you China’s fake rice made from Plastic.

China is also adding fake rice made from plastic with the real rice after which it cannot be identifiable.

Here we have some tips or tricks with which you can find whether rice you have purchased or you are eating are fake rice made from plastic or not :

-Drop some Rice in a glass full of water and stir it. The plastic made rice will float at the top.

-When you burn the rice, you can easily identify fake rice as it is made from plastic

-You can also check the rice after boiling it. After boiling the rice, you can keep that rice packed in a bottle for 2-3 days. If the rice is fake then it will not get funguses otherwise it will remain as it is.

So please be aware of fake rice made from plastic and protect your health.

How to Check If Rice is made of Plastic?

There are some tips with which you can identify the rice is real or fake.

Oil Test: Take a tablespoon of raw rice and heat it into oil. If rice melt and stick together, then it is not the real rice.

Boiling test: Boil some rice. If it starts forming a thick layer at the top, then it is surely containing plastic.

Water Test: Rice doesn’t float in water. So drop some rice in a glass of water. Stir it. If the rice float, then it is not the real rice.

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