This is why we should grow our own food, and import less: LEAD CONCERNS IN IMPORTED RICE

Lead Concerns in Imported Rice

In recent years, concerns about arsenic levels in rice have led theUK’s Food Standards Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration to issue recommendations regarding the preparation and consumption of the grain. It turns out, however, that arsenic is not the only poisonous metal contaminating rice crops. Researchers found worrisome levels of lead in rice imported to the US from Bhutan, Italy, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand, and the Czech RepublicMore… Discuss

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One response to “This is why we should grow our own food, and import less: LEAD CONCERNS IN IMPORTED RICE

  1. Ar least we in the west only eat rice sometimes, but children in Asia eat it every day, with all the resulting problems of lead poisoning….

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