Leaden Food

June 2013
Earth Island Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on a study by researchers at Monmouth University in New Jersey which found lead concentrations ranging from six to 12 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of rice in several samples of imported rice. The study found that lead levels are much higher than the tolerable safety limits set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, an associate professor at Monmouth University, said the study has found alarming results.


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