It is reported that plastic rice is being manufactured in China, exported, and consumed by people in other countries. Though there were rumours about the spread and use of plastic rice in major cities including Hyderabad, but the people hardly believed it. Recent reports suggested that plastic rice is mixed with superfine rice and it is sent to various malls, restaurants and other places. Busy people in the cities hardly time to verify the original rice and they consume it while visiting the street side vendors, fast food centres and other places. Check out certain measures to distinguish the plastic rice from the original rice.