Thursday, June 15, 2017

Eleven Imported Rice Varieties Tested For Plastic Proved Plastic Does Not Contains In Those Varieties

Research carried out on 11 samples of imported rice in
Rice Research Institute in Bathalagoda and Industrial Technology Institute in Colombo has proved that the plastic does not contain in  any of these samples and they are suitable for human consumption according to the Consumer Affairs Authority.


After the social media spreaded rumours that imported rice contains plastic and even can make balls from these rice varities after being cooked ,11 samples taken from the imported rice varities available  in  Lanka Sathosa outlets and other sales have been submitted for  research.

Meanwhile Lanka Sathosa has decided to complaint to the CID on  various groups and persons who spreaded false rumours stating  that Plastic rice entered into the local Market .

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