FDA aims to limit arsenic in baby rice cereal

The Food and Drug Administration wants to reduce and limit the amount of inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal to protect children from potential developmental problems.The proposal to the food industry limits the inorganic arsenic at 100 parts per billion. Most infant rice cereals already meet that or nearly meet that level, according to the FDA.Gerber, the leading seller of infant rice cereals, said that its products already meet the proposed levels.Babies’ consumption of rice, which is primarily through rice cereal, is about three times greater than that of adults, according to the FDA. Most people consume the highest amount

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