Health fears as one of Australia’s most popular staple foods is found to contain ‘dangerous’ microplastics – and you could be eating 13mg with every serve
- Researchers discover uncooked rice may have 3-4mg of plastic in 100g serve
- Journal of Hazardous Materials found 100g plastic in instant or pre-cooked rice
- Scientist Dr Jake O’Brien said washing rice reduced plastics by 20-40 per cent
Rice, a staple in millions of Australian homes, may contain ‘potentially dangerous’ microplastics, according to scientists.