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Arsenic

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UTA Study Finds Contaminants In Ground Water Near Gas Wells

High levels of contaminants, including arsenic are present, according to a University of Texas at Arlington study, in private water wells near gas operations.

08/05/2013

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Study: Arsenic Levels High In Texas Rice

Consumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

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Arsenic Found In Rice Could Pose Health Risk In Pregnant Women

12/06/2011

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FDA: Some Chicken May Have Small Amount Of Arsenic

The Food and Drug Administration says some chicken meat may contain small amounts of arsenic, though the agency is stressing that the amount is too tiny to be dangerous to people who eat it.

06/08/2011