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2011-12-08 07:57:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Rice is a possible reason for arsenic poisoning in humans, according to this study focusing on the potential for consuming harmful levels of arsenic through various sources. Arsenic occurs naturally in the environment and in elevated concentrations it can be harmful to human health. Common in groundwater, the World Health Organization set guideline limits for Arsenic levels in drinking water (currently 10 micrograms per liter). Concerns about arsenic exposure are...