FDA: Arsenic Levels in Rice Pose No Short Term Risk

FDA: Arsenic Levels in Rice Pose No Short Term Risk

Last Friday, the FDA published its findings on arsenic levels in rice. We’ve discussed the matter in the past here and here. Arsenic is a deadly toxin that was used in pesticides in the past and now is found in … Continue reading

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Arsenic and Rice. A Deadly Combination

Arsenic and Rice. A Deadly Combination

This is a guest blog post by Anna Hackman Arsenic in rice is back in the news again. The latest report is from  Consumer Reports’ study that revealed dangerous levels in both rice and products containing rice.  The Consumer Reports … Continue reading

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How did Arsenic Get into Organic Baby Formula?

How did Arsenic Get into Organic Baby Formula?

A report published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is calling for tight government standards on Arsenic levels in food. This, after tests have shown high levels of the dangerous toxin in ORGANIC BABY FOOD. This is doubly … Continue reading

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Much Ado about Juice

Much Ado about Juice

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Eric Marcotte, MD The apple juice scrum Dr. Oz started a few months ago came roaring back to life last month.  The original kerfuffle got the FDA to write emails, issue statements and even be … Continue reading

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Apple Juice and Arsenic: It’s the Sugar, Dummy

Apple Juice and Arsenic: It’s the Sugar, Dummy

In the last few days, we’ve been getting questions from Fooducate community members about arsenic in apple juice. It started when Consumer Reports published its findings on lead and arsenic levels in apple and grape juice.  The not for profit … Continue reading

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Mexico Rejects US Beef as Unsafe

Mexico Rejects US Beef as Unsafe

In 2008, a large shipment of export beef from American cattle ranches was rejected by Mexican health authorities and returned to the US. The reason: copper found in the beef exceeded safe levels for human consumption. The rejected beef was … Continue reading

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