“The question for everyone is, ‘Do I worry?’ ” says Jackson, a research associate professor of earth sciences and director of the Trace Metal Analysis Core Facility at Dartmouth. “If you are a person who is eating rice every day and also snacking on rice products, then that five micrograms from rice crackers become significant. If once a month, not so much. The idea is to eat a varied diet — and be aware of how much rice you are eating.”
Read the full opinion piece, published 3/13/15 by The New York Times.