Arsenic, it’s not just for breakfast anymore!

Here are some of the results of Arsenic levels found in foods by Consumer Reports. Note how these levels compare to the 10 parts per billion that the EPA has established as an upper limit for drinking water:

  • Arrowhead Mills Organic Sweetened Rice Flakes – 963 ppb (!!)
  • Della Basmati Brown Rice – 568 ppb
  • Arrowhead Mills Organic Brown Rice Flour – 565 ppb
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Brown Rice Pasta Fusilli – 389 ppb
  • Great Value Brown Rice (Walmart) – 360 ppb
  • 365 Everyday Value Long Grain Brown Rice (Whole Foods) – 282 ppb
  • Earth’s Best Organic Whole Grain Rice Cereal – 274 ppb
  • Gerber Rice Cereal – 264 ppb

You might also note that the last item in this list is a food for babies!