Message rice producers of USA

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Producers like rice producing companies in the United States takes great pride in providing the consumer with a healthy rice, good quality and nutritious. We know that the word arsenic is an alarming word to many consumers and you may have doubts.

We want you to know the steps you are taking the rice industry to address concerns raised about arsenic in rice and to provide information that will help them acquire knowledge and feel confident to continue his family fed with rice grown in the U.S..

First, is important that you know that arsenic is a naturally occurring element and has inevitably been present everywhere in the environment for thousands of years - is in the air, water, in rocks and soil; that is the way all plant foods, including rice, whether obtained as the culture method is conventional or organic. All plant foods contain some level of arsenic.

Rice is a vital source of food for thousands of millions of people around the world and has always been a healthy and nutritious alimnento. There is scientific and medical overwhelmingly shows that diets rich in fruits, vegetables and grains, how rice, are beneficial to the health of consumers.

In view of the concerns of arsenic in rice, We have been working with federal regulators, including the Food and Pharmaceutical U.S. (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States (EPA) as they monitor the level of arsenic in food. The industry has gone rice samples for arsenic testing and provided information on rice production to assist in these efforts. We believe that the rice grown in the United States is safe, but we are always looking for ways to make it even safer. For this reason, continue working together to FDA, EPA and others in which they carry out more studies.
We are not aware of any consumer / es that have been affected by the arsenic in rice. Scientists continue to study how the human body processes the arsenic in food and water and assess whether there are any long-term risk to provide appropriate food guidance. There are currently no sufficient data on which to base any recommendations to slow or stop the rice consumed is related to the levels of arsenic in rice and its potential risk to human health.

To assist you with your safety related questions and rice products, Please see the information on If you have any questions please send an email to or you can call (703) 236-2300.

We are committed to maintaining the security of this vital food source and continue to work for such purposes, asociándonos with researchers, federal regulators and others to ensure that the rice remains to be a safe food, Healthy and nutritious.

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