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High Levels of Arsenic Found in Rice

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

The FDA and Consumer Reports recently released lab reports detailing just how much arsenic is in rice products -- and found that many brands contain more arsenic in a single serving than what the EPA allows in a quart of drinking water.

How Does Arsenic Get Inside Rice?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

By: Life's Little Mysteries Staff Published: 09/19/2012 06:15 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Arsenic-laced rice products being reported in the n...

Arsenic and Rice: Concerning Levels of Known Human Carcinogen Found in Tests of More Than 200 Consumer Reports Samples

Jean Halloran | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home
Jean Halloran

Arsenic is already considered to be one of the most potent carcinogens in our environment, but a new analysis suggests that it may be even more potent than previously thought.

Building a World of Greater Freedom and Less Violence, Mr. Romney

Frank Vogl | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Frank Vogl

Mr. Romney was right to connect freedom and peace; now he needs to show that he will follow the Obama example, if elected, and boldly support civil society led movements for freedom and against corruption.

Condoleezza Rice: U.S. Voice 'Muted' Under Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the voice of the United States in world affairs "has been muted" under President Barac...

Meatless Monday: Cheap Eats For Tough Times

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

On a $33 food budget, "there's nothing extra for indulgences." Standing in the checkout line, "holding my breath, wondering, am I going to have enough money for this, or do the walk of shame and put something back on the shelf -- that was an entirely new experience."

Creamy Mustard Roasted Red Snapper

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

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Bringing Together the Palestinian Divide

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

The end of Hana Shalabi's 44-day hunger strike has produced mixed results, and has pointed out another under-reported issue -- the separation and difficulty of movement between Gaza and West Bank.

A Bitter Sweetener in Baby Formula

Dr. Gary Ginsberg | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green
Dr. Gary Ginsberg

Taking a crop high in arsenic and concentrating it down into a syrup and then putting that into baby formula sounds like a terrorist plot on a TV drama. Unfortunately, it's actually happening.

Keep It Simple, Stupid! How to Make a Rice Cream Sundae

Kris Yenbamroong | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Kris Yenbamroong

My mortar-pounded nam priks are the best I've had and my pork rinds are like crack, meaning there are a few things I do well. That's because when it comes to matters of the kitchen, I keep it simple, and you should too.

Online Trivia Game That Feeds Hungry Reaches 1 Million Users

Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

FreeRice.com, once a small seedling, has sprouted into something huge. The online game that allows players to donate grains of rice for correctly ...

Grain Trust: Experts Recommend Their Eco-Favorites

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.25.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

Grain is as American as apple pie. So it's only natural that farmers who want to protect this land -- and its amber waves -- are growing it sustainably.

When 200,000 Tons Of Rice Went Missing

NPR.org | By Dan Charles and Jordan Calmes | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

In 2008, food prices around the world surged and awakened fears -- which continue to this day -- that the world could re-live the disastrous food shor...

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

How a Bag of Rice Can Save Your iPhone and Your Tech Life

Laura Kumin | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC
Laura Kumin

A bag of rice saved my iPhone a few days ago. I am often klutzy, sometimes dumb and occasionally very unlucky. On Sunday I hit the trifecta, managing to be all three at once.

5 Best Items to Steal From the Dining Hall (and Ways to Use Them All Week Long)

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.14.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

At least once or twice a week, I go food shopping. While you might imagine me pushing a cart through the aisles of a grocery store, these weekly trips actually take place in my dining hall.

Real Food Science Questions, Answered

Food Republic | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Food Republic

Yes, your coffee is stale, but how did it get that way? Are you really deep in a food coma, or does the mere thought of food-induced fatigue bring on the yawns?

Making NYC Street Meat: Chicken and Rice Recipe

Michelle Won | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

If you are a New Yorker... or know a New Yorker... or know someone who knows a New Yorker, you know about the best halal chicken and rice cart on 53rd and 6th. Our chicken recipe is better.

Rice Pilaf from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.13.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

We have always loved that rice pilaf stuff that comes in a box and cooks up quick and flavorful. But I've stopped buying it, since it isn't organic. S...

Out Of The Closet: How To Clean, Prepare & Cook Small Game Birds

Daniel Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Brooks

I was the first to arrive back to work after the afternoon siesta. Suddenly, a man wearing bright orange pants with a burlap sack slung over his shoul...

Suzuki-san's Bag Of Sushi Tricks

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Previously: Sashimi at Sushi Zen, Part I...

Food Crisis May Not Be As Bad As '08 -- Thanks To Rice

Bloomberg | Rudy Ruitenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A global food crisis on the scale of what happened three years ago isn't recurring because a jump in the cost of rice, a staple for half the world, ha...

Bringing in the Chinese New Year With Festive Holiday Rice and Beans

Mika Ono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mika Ono

In East Asia, the color red is associated with luck and happiness, so it's no surprise that dishes featuring red ingredients are consumed as part of the 15 days of festivities beginning the year.

Astoria Characters: The City-Slicker Chicken Farmers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Deciding to raise chickens in an apartment that's smaller than a chicken coop isn't something Jules Corkery and Robert McMinn are doing on a whim.

Wealthy Ag Lobbies Cry Poor

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Carr

The idea that agribusiness lobbyists don't have the funds to properly "defend" their continuing cornucopia of taxpayer dollars does not even come close to passing the smell test.