How Dangerous Is the Arsenic in Your Rice?

How Dangerous Is the Arsenic in Your Rice?

There's a danger lurking in rice and you won't find it by reading labels. It's the chemical arsenic.

There's a danger lurking in rice and you won't find it by reading labels. It's the chemical arsenic.

And the threat isn't about immediate poisoning but rather that long-term exposure to small amounts can increase the risk of bladder, lung and skin cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

Arsenic naturally finds its way into our soil and water because it's in the Earth's crust, but it also accumulates from some pesticides and fertilizers.

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Did You Know That There's Arsenic in Your Rice?

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