A new study has found traces of arsenic in rice products, including infant formula and cereal bars.
FOX's Laura Ingle has details:
The new study put out by researchers at Dartmouth College shows brown rice syryp, an ingredient found in some organic powdered infant formulas could contain "dangerous amounts of arsenic."
The study also found elevated levels in cereal bars, energy bars and drinks known as "energy shots" used by endurance athletes.
Dartmouth researchers say whether it's organic or not, brown rice absorbs natural arsenic from the soil and that arsenic is not removed when the rice is used as to make all of these products.
Researchers recommend consumers who eat a lot of rice and rice products should vary their diets, and parents who use baby formula with organic brown rice syrup should limit its consumption.
In New York, Laura Ingle, FOX News Radio.
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