Consumer Video: How to Spot Fake Rice

Think all rice-like grains are “real” rice? Apparently, it’s not. Then exactly how do you know if the rice in front of you is fake or not?

Well, let’s then take a look at some videos to give us some light..

So, did you get any tips? Nothing. Guess the lesson in that one would be to improve or make clear ’em key points when giving tips..

Now, let’s check an ABS-CBN report on fake rice from Davao del Sur.

Oh, so that’s what “fake” is. Rice doesn’t spoil. Looks like styrofoam when cold. Water comes out when pressed. It doesn’t stick to fingers like ordinary rice. And it smells like sweet potato when burned.

Still, be careful also on what is spreading as plastic rice..


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