• GAO tells Rep. DeLauro that agencies need to pick up the pace

    5 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    At the request of Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-CT, the U.S. Government Accountability Office has returned to the problem of managing the risk of arsenic in rice. The GAO is an agency in the legislative branch of the federal government that provides auditing, evaluation and investigative services for Congress
    Arsenic, a natural element in the earth's crust, can be ingested by rice consumption, causing adverse human health effects, including cardiovascular disease. Recent scientific reviews including one by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences in 2013, have...
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