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How Many Cancers Have Been Caused by Arsenic-Laced Chicken?

In 2013, Maryland became the first state to ban the feeding of an arsenic-containing drug to chickens. This arsenic-containing drug is used to control parasites and gives chicken meat an "appealing pi…

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Is the Arsenic in Rice Safe?

There has been a lot of talk over the last few years about arsenic in our food system. From apple juice to chicken parts (because it is fed to chickens) and more recently rice, there seems to be a ne…

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