FDA Looks for Answers on Arsenic in Rice

The Food and Drug Administration analyzed over 1,000 rice products to determine if warnings need to be issued based on the levels of arsenic found. Although the FDA has been monitoring arsenic levels in rice for over 20 years, researchers now found a new way to   measure and differentiate between the levels of toxic and less toxic forms of arsenic. This preliminary investigation encourages consumers to eat a wide variety of grains to potentially minimize toxic arsenic levels. What grains do you consume or recommend to your patients as an alternative?

For more information, visit FDA.

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