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Study that found high lead levels in imported rice may have been faulty

At a conference in April 2013, researchers reported preliminary results that the lead level in rice was many times (20-40) above the FDA "provisional total tolerable intake" for adults. The researchers sampled packaged rice from Bhutan, Italy, China, Taiwan, India, Israel, the Czech Republic...

Jenner & Block: China’s Toxic Rice Bowl

By E. Lynn Grayson , Partner, Jenner & Block Last month, as many celebrated Rachel Carson's birthday, we remembered her environmental work and the landmark publication of her book, Silent Spring . In doing so, we should be reminded of how far environmental protection efforts have advanced...