Jamaica Customs Quells “Fake Rice” News Making Rounds in Social Media

In keeping with a statement,  appearing in social media spaces recently, pertaining to the importation of contaminated rice in Jamaica, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is advising the public that the Agency has no proof that the rice referred to in the statement, has come through Jamaica’s controlled ports/borders (Customs).

In the meantime, the JCA is urging members of the public, that if they have evidence or proof that this product is present in Jamaica, or is being sold on the market, to bring to the attention of the Agency, and the regulatory agencies within the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF).

The JCA assures all our stakeholders that we remain committed to protecting our country, people and environment, epitomized in our motto “Country Above Self.” 




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