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Sun Jan 17, 2021, 03:35 PM Jan 2021

Heads up on Kroger white rice [View all]

I do not usually cook with rice but decided to try a new instant pot recipe, so I bought some Kroger white rice.

Rinsed it, per directions & the stench of burned plastic / awful chemicals hit my nose just as I dumped the rice into the pot.

Yes, I picked it all out & stuffed cabbage soup is fine, but wanted to give you folks a heads up.

I'd only used Jasmine rice previously, but did not want a 10# bag, so I tried this.

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Heads up on Kroger white rice [View all] SheltieLover Jan 2021 OP
I had the same problem recently Ritabert Jan 2021 #1
I'd read recently about rice picking up lead & other toxins SheltieLover Jan 2021 #2
Rice contains arsenic. I still eat it. Here is an NIH article about it mucifer Jan 2021 #4
Ty! SheltieLover Jan 2021 #6
thanks for this KT2000 Jan 2021 #3
Yw! SheltieLover Jan 2021 #5
I read recently that if you wash the rice, bring it to a boil for about a minute, fierywoman Jan 2021 #7
Ty SheltieLover Jan 2021 #8
And thank you for the Kroger (by me it's Fred Meyer) heads up! fierywoman Jan 2021 #9
Yw! SheltieLover Jan 2021 #11
rice from Texas and Arkansas has quite a bit of arsenic in it, California has a lesser amount mitch96 Jan 2021 #10
Ty! SheltieLover Jan 2021 #12
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