Food safety: What’s lurking in rice? 

Marketplace commissioned lab tests on popular brands of rice cereals and snacks to test for levels of arsenic, a chemical that can be especially harmful for babies and children. We investigate which brands and varieties of rice are more likely to contain arsenic.

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Creator of Supplement Sciences and NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. Log in to comment and save this article on your board or send your comments to