FairPrice makes police report over plastic rice rumour

FairPrice jasmine fragrant rice

FairPrice has lodged a police report over messages circulating online that its FairPrice house brand jasmine rice is made from plastic.

In a post on its Facebook page on 31 January, the supermarket chain said, “We’d like to assure all our shoppers that our rice is 100 per cent safe for consumption.” It added that its products had “passed stringent safety checks by the authorities”. 

According to FairPrice, its jasmine rice is from Vietnam.

The supermarket chain also urged the public not to circulate the fake news.