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Rice Could Raise Level of Genetic Damage, University of Manchester Study


7/24/2013 9:19:55 AM

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According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, rice could raise the risk of genetic damage in humans. Researchers discovered that high concentrations of arsenic in rice could cause chromosomal damage. They found that people in rural West Bengal eating riceƂ with greater than 0.2 mg/kg arsenic as a staple showed higher frequencies of micronuclei than those consuming rice with less arsenic.

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