Arsenic in Rice: Are You Being Poisoned by the Food You Eat?

Over the past few months I've read an alarming number of reports from the CDC and other health watch organizations about the presence of "worrisome levels" of arsenic in our food supply. The main culprits seem to be our drinking water, fruit juices and rice, specifically brown rice and brown rice based products, such as infant cereal and brown rice syrup. What exactly is arsenic and why should … [Read more...]