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Posted: 5/18/2021 8:53:18 PM EDT
I have a 25 pound bag of white rice from Costco that I want to divide up and put in Mylar bags. I bought it a year and it has been sitting in the bottom of my pantry. The bag hasn't been open and is intact. I worry that I have let the rice to sit for to long. I know that it will stay good for a long time.

Is there a standard time to let rice sit before it is to late to put in mylar bags for long term storage?

Gunwish
Link Posted: 5/18/2021 9:05:32 PM EDT
It's fine. Bag it up and don't worry about it.
Link Posted: 5/18/2021 9:13:36 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By LawnGuy:
It's fine. Bag it up and don't worry about it.
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Thanks,  I am thinking it will be ok.  I wanted a second opinion
Link Posted: 5/18/2021 9:15:38 PM EDT
It is fine
Link Posted: 5/22/2021 5:39:42 PM EDT
It's fine, just seal it up.
Link Posted: 5/29/2021 9:01:29 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/11/2021 1:24:27 PM EDT
I bought 200 lbs of rice about 4 years ago.  Got busy/lazy and just threw the bags on the shelf.  My concern was weevils, but we got lucky and the rice was fine.  I think I have 20lbs left of that batch.  The rest is stored properly in mylar and buckets.
Link Posted: 6/20/2021 3:53:20 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/20/2021 3:55:31 AM EDT by Dsparil]
Doing the same thing. No weavils. Six 50 lb bags bought at the beginning of the pandemic. Just now getting them bucketed up.

Mine are both Sam's and Costco. I think they freeze the rice before shipping it.
Link Posted: 6/26/2021 12:11:27 PM EDT
I put all my grains into the freezer for about a week before repackaging to kill the little buggies. I've heard varying stories ranging from 48 hours to a week, and I decided to err to the side of caution.
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