“Plastic rice” being sold, alleges advocate

By Abha Manakatala - Wed Jul 08, 12:40 pm

riceA plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court alleging that rice made out of plastic, imported from China, was being sold in the country and sought testing of samples.

A Bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath said it will hear on August 20 the application which has alleged that the “plastic rice” was being sold by mixing it with real rice.

The application filed by advocate Sugriva Dubey has sought that wholesale traders of rice, pulses and fruits be raided and samples be tested for adulteration to protect the common man.

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