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Defective Food Products BLOG

UPDATE: McDonald’s Salads Cause Food Poisoning Outbreak across the Midwest

As consumers, we are dependent on the food products we purchase to be safe for consumption. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strict standards in place for the screening, packaging, and distribution of food products for a reason: to keep us safe from exposure to foodborne illnesses. These standards are in place to prevent… Read More

Inorganic Arsenic Found in Rice Products By FDA and Consumer Reports

Studies from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration and Consumer Reports magazine have found a high amount of a carcinogenic in rice, according to a report released on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Studies by these organizations show that many rice products have high levels of organic and inorganic arsenic in rice products. Inorganic arsenic… Read More

New study: Arsenic levels higher in healthier sweetener

Many manufacturers have switched to organic brown rice syrup as a healthier alternative to sweetening their products, but new research shows that this ingredient may have higher levels of Arsenic in it. According to a study done at Dartmouth College, it is not only the syrup itself that has higher levels of arsenic, but also… Read More