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Cancer Risk from Arsenic in Rice and Seaweed

A daily half-cup of cooked rice may carry a hundred times the acceptable cancer jeopardy of arsenic. What about seaweed from the coast of Maine? “At one point during the reign of King Cotton, farmers in the countries of the south central United States controlled boll weevils with arsenic-based pesticides, and residual arsenic still adulterates […]