We are aware of various rumours and messages circulating from time to time, regarding fake rice in Singapore. This includes the recent messages about the “Happy Family” brand of white rice sold at Sheng Siong.
AVA has tested the “Happy Family” white rice and found it to be authentic. We have not detected fake rice in Singapore thus far. Imported rice is regularly inspected and sampled to ensure it complies with our food safety standards and requirements. Our sampling tests include authenticity, and testing for mycotoxins, pesticide residues and heavy metals.
Check out our infographic below to find out for yourself if your rice is real.
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Last updated on Tuesday, April 14, 2020