Arsenic in Organic Brown Rice Syrup and Rice? (Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop)

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

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Arsenic in Organic Brown Rice Syrup and Rice. How to Eat Rice Safely

by Anna @ Green Talk

brown rice

How safe is your rice?

Arsenic has been found in organic brown rice syrup and rice which means there has also been arsenic found in toddler formula, energy performance products, and cereal bars. Please read Anna’s post to learn more about this and to sign a petition to stop this immediately.

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1 Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network March 22, 2012 at 9:47 am

Hi Charise thanks for hosting this great linky. Thank you for sharing this article about rice, i’ve sgned the petition and am attempting to share the petition on MNM’s fb Page.
I am looking for wonderful creative bloggers to come share their posts at Seasonal Celebration Sunday over at Natural Mothers Network. And, I really hope that you will put Seasonal Celebration, on your list of carnivals to visit and link to each Sunday/Monday! Here’s the link:
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2 Maryden25 March 22, 2012 at 11:21 pm

We should support this petition against selling organic rice.
A chemist once said that it’s okay to eat it occasionally but we can’t say it’s still safe. Especially for toddlers, We don;t know yet the arsenic concentration and it’s better to discontinue taking it because children are susceptible to chemicals, especially toddlers who are still developing,.
We should all be aware of this.
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3 Lilibeth March 23, 2012 at 12:25 am

Please share with everyone. I want people to know about this. How many of our kids eat rice or energy bars? Great additional information. Do you have additional tips to share?
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4 Caroline72 March 23, 2012 at 4:20 am
5 Nicole March 24, 2012 at 1:13 am

Great post! I will be pinning this for sure!
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6 ShirlleyFai March 25, 2012 at 9:24 pm

I think I have to pin this and a lot of people will be interested with this too…I have never read a post about this organic brown rice syrup and the rice green natural…
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7 Leslie March 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Thanks for sharing tips..I am interested to this kind of pin..Thank you for sharing this article about rice, i’ve sgned the petition and am attempting to share the petition on MNM’s fb Page.
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8 Theriz26 March 28, 2012 at 12:30 am

I will definitely check this and i will surely share this information to all of my friends. Thanks for the info and i’m looking forward to read more from you regarding this issue.
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9 Marry May 8, 2012 at 9:16 am

I enjoyed the tips you are providing on your frugal living can make life easier by providing long term living for doing something one time.Thanks for the the information……
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10 voiceover July 4, 2012 at 3:00 am

This is normal – remember that organic just means that the rice was grown without a lot of pesticides. It doesn’t mean that there are ingredients included with the rice to preserve the rice – check the ingredients. I think that’s where you going to find your reason.


11 Sarah E. November 28, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Wow thanks for the info! Not even the food is safe anymore!
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12 Sherri Lewis March 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Thank you for the post. It is scary…. seems like nothing is safe anymore.


13 Charise Rohm Nulsen March 26, 2013 at 6:00 pm

I know what you mean! Thank goodness we can all share information with each other to learn about these things.


14 Richard Hicks July 2, 2013 at 3:52 am

This was really scary when I first heard about it. Needless to say, I have cut back consumption of rice big time


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