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Arsenic in Food

The following articles contextualize the presence of arsenic in the diet and its implications for children and adults. For articles pertaining to Regulations and Risk Assessment, click here. For articles pertaining to Environmental Sources and Uptake, click here.

Developmental Dietary Exposure

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  • "Arsenic concentration and speciation in infant formulas and first foods" (Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2012)

  • "High concentrations of essential and toxic elements in infant formula and infant foods - A matter of concern" (Food Chemistry, 2011)

  • "Estimation of Dietary Intake of Inorganic Arsenic in U.S. Children" (Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 2004)

  • Inorganic arsenic levels in baby rice are of concern

  • "Survey of Metals in Weaning Foods and Formulae for Infants - Additional information on Inorganic Arsenic and Methyl Mercury Levels" (May 2007)

Adult Dietary Exposure

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  • "Rice consumption contributes to arsenic exposure in US women" (PNAS, 2011)

  • "Probabilistic Modeling of Dietary Arsenic Exposure and Dose and Evaluation with 2003-2004 NHANES Data" (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2009)

  • "Levels of Arsenic in Rice: the Effects of Cooking" (University of Aberdeen)

  • "Arsenic in Rice: II. Arsenic Speciation in USA Grain and Implications for Human Health" (Environmental Science and Technology, 2008)

  • "Survey of Metals in Weaning Foods and Formulae for Infants - Additional information on Inorganic Arsenic and Methyl Mercury Levels" (May 2007)

  • "Market Basket Survey Shows Elevated Levels of As in South Central U.S. Processed Rice Compared to California: Consequences for Human Dietary Exposure" (Environmental Science and Technology, 2007)

  • "In Vivo Assessment of Arsenic Bioavailability in Rice and Its Significance for Human Health Risk Assessment" (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2006)

  • "Expert Panel on Arsenic Carcinogenicity Review and Workshop" (1997)

General Dietary Studies

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