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Poisoned Rice

A Consumer Reports investigation of over 200 rice products revealed "significant" and "worrisome" amounts of inorganic arsenic in nearly every rice product they tested and urged consumers to scale back on their eating of rice products. They also asked the FDA to intervene, since inorganic arsenic is a known carcinogen. Arsenic...
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Skip the Rice

When you go out to a Chinese restaurant, be sure you know where the rice they're serving comes from: Up to 10% of the rice grown in China is contaminated with harmful heavy metals like cadmium, due to pollution from that country's rapid industrialization. A new report...
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