Have you ever imagined rice to be made of Plastic? Well, people these days’ manufacture anything and everything that’s possible. We warn our customer to beware of rice that is made from plastic. This ‘Fake Rice’ or Plastic Rice is in circulation in India and is spreading through the markets.
Make sure that you thoroughly check the rice before purchasing and that you buy only after assurance that the rice is Genuine. A lot of resources say that ‘illegal’ plastic is mixed with natural rice for commercial to exportation and this causes what has come to be known as ‘Plastic Rice’.
How does Plastic Rice affect your Body?
- We all know that Plastic is bad for health and Your body cannot take Plastic.
- It is feared to be a major cause in Gastritis and other Stomach Related Diseases.
- Synthetics present in the rice are harmful & Toxic to the human body. This might also result in Death.
How can you Identify if the Rice is ‘Plastic Rice’?
To help you out with this, Apollo Pharmacy has come up with some Rice Characteristics.
The Rice is made of Plastic if: –
- The rice is very small in size and looks like it is being polished.
- The rice is NOT Chewable and Hard even after heating or cooking.
- The smell of rise is of Burnt Plastic or has a completely different odor.
Government officials are trying hard so that they can test the quality of rice which is being imported to India. The manufacturers of these rice are mainly temporary companies and business that make profits from mixing synthetic ingredients to small quantities of natural rice substances.
You may ask Why Do People Manufacture Synthetic / Plastic Rice if it’s Bad for Health?
The answer for this question is simple! They make these rice products to make larger profits and money easily. The national demand for rice in China is more than the National Production of Genuine Rice.
These issues have given rise to a shorter but deadly solution of preparing Plastic Rice. Now our Country India, is getting affected due to this. We should soon boycott these rice products and have some Rice Quality testing before it is allowed in Indian Markets.
Bottom Line: –
Apollo Pharmacy strongly advises Customers to double check before purchasing Rice and not to fall as prey to these inexpensive Chinese Rice products. Eat healthy and above all purchase the right and genuine products and make sure that you check for a label from FSAI (Food Safety & Standards Authority of India).
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