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Black Specks in Rice

To the Honorable Rabbonim:
Ocoasioally one finds a tiny black speck on the tip of basmati whole rice. When I rinse the rice and soak it in cold water, the rice that floats to the top I remove, but sometimes among the grains of rice that sink to the bottom – a couple may have a black spot on the tip. Should it be discarded?
Thank you so much!
Chodesh tov v’Shabbat Shalom.
Chaya Sara Cohen


Black specks on the tip of rice are generally nothing. You don’t need to worry about them.

Best wishes.

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