The sacred bowl of rice that used to save lives could now be harmful – and even deadly.
Plastic rice laced with poisonous resin has reportedly reached the shores of several Asian nations. The rice is said to stay hard after it has been cooked.
The plastic rice, reportedly made from potatoes, sweet potatoes, with synthetic resin moulded into the shape of real rice, is said to have made its way into countries with large rural populations such as India, Indonesia and Vietnam.
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How to Identify Plastic Rice or Fake Rice
Here I will share some tricks and tips to identify fake rice. Even you do not need any chemicals just simple you can find out at home. It’s a very important to find out fake rice. If you will have fake rice it may cause any unknown diesease. So should be careful about this matter.
- Just take one glass of water and drop some rice in the glass. Just little bit stirs it. Now you can find out the fake rice will float at the top because the fake rice will mix with plastic that’s why. This process is very simple and easy.
- There is another simple process. Just take rice and simply burn the rice by using matchbox. If any rice made with plastic then it’s come out the plastic smell.
- You may also check the rice after boiling it. Simply take the boiled rice in one bottle then just leave it like 2-3 days. If rice has plastic then it will not get fungus’s otherwise same as it is. Because plastic does not affect whether or temperature or any seasons. Plastic will remain same.
- There is another possible way to identify fake rice. Just take some rice and drop into some real hot oil. The oil temperature will be really 200 c degrees. Now you can find out fake rice or plastic rice will be the bottom of the bowl.
- You can also identify fake rice while boiling time. Just observe rice during the boiling time. Because if there is a plastic then it will become start forming a thick layer at the top of the pan.
These tricks are very simple and easy even you can try at home. You can find out fake rice very easily. You do not need any chemicals while testing the plastic rice. do not have plastic rice please be aware of this thing. it may cause so many health problems. I hope you have found out plastic rice successfully. Do not eat plastic rice be careful about this matter.