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FDA proposes arsenic standards for rice baby cereals

baby food

The Food and Drug Administration is moving forward with new standards for levels of inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereals. In what the agency calls a draft guidance to the industry, it is proposing a threshold of 100 parts per billion of inorganic arsenic. Read More »

‘Mudbug season’

crawfish

Spurred by the growing popularity of Cajun cuisine and depressed rice prices, crawfish production continues to expand in the southern rice belt. Read More »

Long time in the works

Dr. Chuck Wilson, University of Arkansas

Modern University of Arkansas Foundation Seed Processing Facility under construction will replace 60-plus-year-old plant at the Rice Research and Extension Center. Read More »