Visual Reference Library - Rice


R-2.0 Heat Damage

A                     B

Portion for Analysis: Not less than 500 grams

Whole and broken kernels of rice which have been discolored to the minimum color intensity and coverage shown are considered heat damaged.


Illustration shows from left to right:

A.  Minimum color intensity.

B.  Minimum area of coverage around germ area (collar and tip). The same surface area coverage requirement also applies to other parts of the rice kernel.


Last updated July 2012