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Arsenic in Your Food? - Not in My Food

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Consumer Reports latest investigation has found troubling levels of arsenic in many of the 200 rice products we tested, everything from brown rice to infant cereal - even some popular name-brand cereals.

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Judy C. (105)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 12:48 am
We just can't assume anything is safe any more. Signd. Thanks, Kevin.

Charlene B. (4)
Sunday September 23, 2012, 6:15 pm
Arsenic is a known cause of cancer.WTH

Nimue Pendragon (344)
Monday September 24, 2012, 12:08 am
No arsenic in Australian grown rice :)

Nimue Pendragon (344)
Monday September 24, 2012, 12:10 am

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Monday September 24, 2012, 3:44 am

Michael Kirkby (91)
Monday September 24, 2012, 7:30 am
Firstly I don't eat white rice at all at any time because it has no nutritional value. I have been using Lundberg Country Wild out of California which is very good but I'm going to fire off an e-mail to see what their position is. I doubt very much that we will find foods that don't contain some percentage of trace due to our industrialized society. Perhaps I will just buy wild rice from the local health food stores from now on. I don't know where the wild rice is from but rest assured I will ask.
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