First it was Juice.
now Arsenic in US rice.
Wtf is the thought process of the FDA ?
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Because of this, even dangerous arsenic-containing insecticides that are no longer in use, such as the lead-arsenate insecticides banned in the '80s, may continue to be absorbed by crops grown on contaminated soil for decades."
Seems America's karma is catching up. 'Scuse me ma'am, would you like arsenic with your rice?"
If only THC could function as chelation therapy for arsenic... [sigh]
"According to Consumer Reports, a 2010 study from the EPA said that vegetables account for the biggest dietary exposure to arsenic, accounting for 24 percent of intake. Fruits and fruit juices follow, with 18 percent, and rice accounts for 17 percent."
Just the FDA... More like the whole government!Originally Posted by Medical420
Not to worry though. You can just go to an Asian grocer and purchase a large bag of rice there!