22 Feb '12, 8pm

Brown Rice Syrup Puts Arsenic In Organic Foods

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our Food Safety Research Center page . Brown rice syrup used in many organic foods as a substitute for the often-chastised high fructose corn sugar is causing problems of its own with high arsenic levels. That means danger for those consuming such products as "organic" infant milk formula, cereal bars or high energy foods that contain the organic brown rice syrup (OBRS) as an ingredient, according to a Dartmouth College research team led by Brian Jackson. Jackson is director of Trace Metal Analysis at Dartmouth's Department of Earth Science. The team's findings on arsenic in foods containing OBRS were published Thursday in Environmental Health Perspectives, the online peer-reviewed open access journal of the National Institute of Environmental Health Science. There is "an urgent need ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24933.cfm

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