Arsenic limits in rice is very high that’s it’s scary change needs to be done

(Reuters) – Consumer Reports is urging U.S. limits for arsenic in rice after tests of more than 60 popular products — from Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal to Gerber infant cereal — showed that most contained some level of inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen.

The watchdog group said that some varieties of brown rice — including brands sold by Whole Foods Markets Inc and Wal-Mart Stores Inc — contained particularly significant levels of inorganic arsenic.

It recommended ways for children and adults to limit their intake of rice products each week and said U.S. regulators should ban arsenic-containing drugs and pesticides used in crop and animal production. For the full report, see:


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