America’s rice farmers and rice companies are fully committed to providing healthy and nutritious food to consumers; and although there is no scientific evidence of a public health risk as a result of the trace amounts of arsenic found in U.S. rice, we will continue to work with FDA to ensure the U.S. rice supply meets any established health standards.
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Message from America's Rice Farmers
What Health and Medical Experts Say
“During my more than 25 years of clinical practice, I have never seen any of my patients become ill or suffer a health condition due to arsenic in food, not even foods that consumers eat on a daily basis.”
– Dr. Keith-Thomas Ayoob: Bio | Video
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Here's What You Need to Know
Leading Scientists: Inorganic arsenic in U.S.-grown rice poses no public health risk.
World Health Organization: U.S.-grown rice has the lowest average inorganic arsenic levels in the world.
Top Nutritionists: The many health benefits of rice consumption outweigh any potential risk.