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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Scientists sound new warning for arsenic in rice

Scientists sound new warning for arsenic in rice
Paris, France (AFP) July 22, 2013 - Rice tainted with high levels of arsenic has been linked to genetic damage that heightens the risk of cancer, a study published on Monday said. Naturally-occurring arsenic in drinking water is a long-known health hazard, especially in Bangladesh, where tens of millions of people depend on wells drilled in the 1970s. Scientists have also fretted about rice grown in contaminated groundwate ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Scientists_sound_new_warning_for_arsenic_in_rice_999.html

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