Arsenic In Your Rice: The Story of How It Got There

Posted September 27th, 2012.
Whether you are a rice eater or not, the recent study on arsenic in rice illustrates what a long shadow industrial farming practices can cast over the entire food system — and the way some chemicals can cycle through our food and water, for literally generations. In this case, lead-arsenate insecticides, banned in the 1980’s has been one of the main culprits. Read more.