Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Plastic Rice from China hits Nigeria

Plastic Rice from China hits Nigeria

Chinese companies has been mass producing fake rice made out of plastic for years now. These plastic rice grains look exactly like rice but remain hard after cooking and smells like plastic.

Eating plastic rice is dangerous for your health and poses severe health concerns. Nigeria has confiscated more than 102 bags of "plastic rice" smuggled into the country, Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said.

Rice is the most popular staple food in Nigeria.Investigations are under way to establish how much of the contraband has already been sold. Nigerians should be vigilant during this holiday period.

In October 2016, the plastic rice panic was in the United States.


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