Exclusive:”Consumers decry as ‘Fake Rice’ hits the festive market “

Since early 2011, social media rumors have asserted plastic rice was being manufactured in China, exported, and consumed by people in other countries unaware the rice they were eating was in fact not a food at all. In February 2011, Vietnamese media outlets Raw Story and The Mary Sue published items about the purported plastic rice controversy, both articles noteing that the claims were not substantiated: Various reports in Singapore Media also indicated that Chinese companies are mass producing...

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