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Scare over 'Plastic rice' spurs inspection across 74 outlets

June 10,2017  

Scare over Plastic rice spurs inspection across 74 outlets
Scare over Plastic rice spurs inspection across 74 outlets, Two days after claims of plastic rice being sold in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the food safety department here undertook inspections at retail stores across the city on Friday. Officials say they found no trace of plastic grains.

CHENNAI: Two days after claims of plastic rice being sold in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the food safety department here undertook inspections at retail stores across the city on Friday. Officials say they found no trace of plastic grains.

Following a directive from the state food safety commissioner, officials inspected rice sold at 74 outlets across the city, Fourteen samples were elected and sent for testing.