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Do sefardim have to check rice for Hametz nowadays?

Rav Y. Abadi holds that nowadays, there is no need to check our rice for pieces of Hametz due to the way rice is manufactured. http://kashrut.org/forum/viewpost.asp?mid=11648&highlight= Are ...
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Which sephardic groups forbid eating rice during Pesach and why?

I was recently at a shiur where this came up briefly and somewhat tangentially. Does anyone know which groups forbid rice but allow other kitniyot (e.g., beans) during Pesach? Any references/pointers ...
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Why can Sephardic Jews Eat Rice on Passover?

Why can Sephardic Jews eat rice on Passover? Is this specified in the Torah somewhere?
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Are there any brands of mustard powder (flour) that are kosher for Passover for Sephardim?

Prepared mustard (containing vinegar and the like) is certainly not kosher for Passover. According to Ashkenazic practice, the mustard plant itself is included in "kitniot" and prohibited on ...
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Kitnios on Pesach

Why and when did the minhag start that allows Sephardim to eat Kitnios (Legumes)but not Ashkenazim?