Infant Cereal Arsenic Limit Proposed (‘The New York Times’)


“Data are still emerging on whether this level is sufficient, but it’s certainly a step in the right direction,” says the Geisel School of Medicine’s Margaret Karagas in a New York Times story about a new Federal Drug Administration proposal to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal to 100 parts per billion.

Karagas is a professor of community and family medicine and a professor of epidemiology at Geisel and the director of the Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center and Center for Molecular Epidemiology.

Read the full story, published 4/1/16 by The New York Times.

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