Have you ever imagined, that the real rice can be replicated with plastic one? Yes, it is very cheap and easy to produced, and very hard to be detected when fake rice granules are mixed with the real rice.
Asian researchers confirm that there is massive production of fake rice. So you need to be very careful when you are buying from the local market.
First evidences of fake rice were found in China, and after that India and Vietnam. USA has very strict inspections for imported food and this type of rice is very hard to be find, but it can be still found in Europe and Indonesia.
Fake rice is very hard to be distinguished from the normal organic rice. It causes stomach issues and is very toxic.
Main ingredient of the fake rice is potato extracts and some other chemicals. At the end of production process the fake rice looks very realistic and people can’t see the difference.
There are many methods for detecting the fake rice, some of them we will cover in the next article.