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Regulations & Risk Assessment - Current Recommendations

The following articles explore the current worldwide regulatory activities related to arsenic including recommendations, risk assessment and the complexities intrinsic in these processes.

FDA proposes limit for inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal FDA Statement on Testing and Analysis of Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment Report External Peer Review Report: Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment: Draft Report, Addendum, and Model FDA’s Response to External Peer Review 1 on FDA’s “Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment: Draft Report” (July 2015), “Addendum to FDA’s Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment,” and “Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products Risk Assessment Cancer Model” Draft Guidance for Industry: Inorganic Arsenic in Rice Cereals for Infants: Action Level Supporting Document for Draft Guidance for Industry on Inorganic Arsenic in Rice Cereals for Infants: Action Level Commission Regulation (EU) 2015-1006, amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of inorganic arsenic in foodstuffs Proposed Draft Maximum Levels for Inorganic Arsenic in Husked Rice "Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Program Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods" (WHO, 2015) Supporting Document for Action Level for Arsenic in Apple Juice (FDA, July 2013) Risk Considerations Related To Environmental Arsenic Exposure: Drinking Water Ingestion Versus Dietary Intake or Soil Exposure (January 2012) "European Food Safety Advisory: Scientific Opinion on Arsenic in Food" (2010) Arsenic Technical Memorandum – Technical Briefing Paper on Arsenic (July 2010) "Importance of Considering the Framework Principles in Risk Assessment for Metals" (Environmental Science and Technology, 2009) "Advisory on EPA's Assessments of Carcinogenic Effects of Organic and Inorganic Arsenic" (Science Advisory Board, 2007) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) (2007)

Last Updated: 04/05/16