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October, 31, 2014
Arsenic in Gluten-free Foods: Many gluten-free food alternatives substitute rice for gluten-containing grains. Since some sources of rice are high in arsenic, those with celiac disease who rely on these foods may be consuming excessive amounts of arsenic. Since some sources of rice are low in arsenic, manufacturers of rice-based gluten-free products should seek rice ingredients with lower arsenic content.

Consumer Related Article:
Some rice-based foods for people with celiac disease contain relevant amounts of arsenic

Research Related Article:
Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2014 Aug;31(8):1358-66.

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