by AgroWeb on March 12, 2017

Chinese manufactures plead guilty to fake rice claims

Institutions and agencies of the European Union are keeping a watchful eye on fake rice produced in China. European countries. Europe’s main ports are vigilant in dealing with cargos and rice shipments from China to inhibit the smuggling of this fake toxic, and hazardous product. However, counterfeiters in China have increased their efforts to smuggle plastic rice into EU regardless of ...

by AgroWeb on February 23, 2017

Most Frequent Scams About Honey

What are the known fraudolent practices concerning honey? Honey is the natural substance produced by honeybees. It must not have added to it any ingredient (sugar, food additives, flavorings etc.) other than honey. Its market price varies significantly according to several compositional and quality parameters that are not always visible or measurable without thorough analysis, giving room to ...

by AgroWeb on November 10, 2016

How to identify toxic plastic rice

China remains the world's largest producer of rice. The huge exporting country harvests over 200 million tons per year and a large share of it gets exported all over the world. But cooks and diners alike should take care: not only are untold amounts of pesticides used in Chinese agriculture, but according to a report in The Korea Times rice is also now being manufactured artificially. Potato ...

by AgroWeb on March 27, 2017

8 Ways to figure out if Honey is Real or Fake

Honey costs a pretty penny, especially the type that’s sold in jars labeled organic, raw, all-natural, and unfiltered. The sweet nectar has often been compared to liquid gold and many manufacturers charge premium prices for it. However, the expensive costs do not reflect the actual quality or type of honey that people think they may be getting. A majority of the honey being sold nationwide ...