Worrisome Levels of Arsenic Discovered in US Rice Supply

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This ABC News video details the discovery by Consumer Reports of arsenic in the US rice supply.

Since Consumer Reports1 has recommended “babies eat no more than one serving of infant rice cereal per day”, we feel compelled to suggest animal caretakers remain cautious, too.

Until the US FDA establishes safe upper levels for arsenic content, pet owners may wish to limit the total amount of rice fed in a dog’s daily diet.

To learn more, please visit our recent article, “Arsenic in Rice May Also Affect Dog Food“.

Footnotes

  1. Consumer Reports, November 2012
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