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Organic Rice Vermicelli--Doesn't Seem To Exist! 
 
Sep. 29, 2012 2:58 pm 
Updated: Sep. 29, 2012 7:36 pm
We are big fans of the Vietnamese soup Pho and are going to attempt to make it at home.  But out of concerns for GMO Rice Noodles, I thought I'd do some research to see if this is an issue or not. 

I like to shop at a local Vietnamese Market and they have a great selection on this style of rice noodles.  The ones I like to buy are often made in Thailand.  The burning question:

Do they use GMO rice when they make these noodles?  This question remains to be answered, but as far as I can tell, Thailand does not seem to keen on GMO.  That is a good sign.

Another question, do organic rice vermicelli noodles exist?  It seems the answer is yes, but I only found one place that is selling in the USA, and they are in Canada, and all at $7 a pound.  Yikes!

http://pantrypup.com/products-page/wild-rice/wild-rice-pasta/organic-wild-rice-vermicelli/<

There's got to be a better solution out there!

Maybe I will try making my own?  But what a hassle!

I found this interesting youtube video of a woman making a Vietnamese style rice noodle with a potato ricer.  Very interesting.  That looks like a cheap and easy solution. 

More later....the search continues.
 
Comments
Sep. 29, 2012 7:36 pm
I would be equally concerned about the possibility of high arsenic levels in the rice noodles.
 
 
 
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