Standing in front of a table filled with popular name brand toys, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says there are hidden dangers.
An arsenic-based drug called nitarson is given to turkeys to prevent a disease in the birds and the FDA is looking into whether to drug elevates the arsenic level in the mean beyond what would occur naturally.
The study found higher levels of arsenic in brown rice than white rice because of the way it’s processed. It also found higher levels of arsenic in rice produced in southern states than in rice from California or Asia.
A bill passed the Assembly Environment Committee that would limit the treatment, disposal, and storage of the waste water from the controversial procedure, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney.