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From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 9.24.2013

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FDA Analysis Shows No Short-Term Health Effects from Arsenic in Rice

Long-term risk still being analyzed; industry conducting its own studies

An FDA analysis has found no short-term health risks from the presence of arsenic in rice and rice products. Comprehensive analysis of potential health risks from long-term exposure is ongoing. Simultaneously, the U.S. rice industry is undertaking its own investigations to better understand whether and how levels of arsenic in rice can be impacted.

New Campylobacter Vaccine Strategy Shows Promise

Research with nanoparticles reveals a possible way to control colonization of the pathogen in poultry

According to the CDC, Campylobacter cases in 2012 reached their highest level in more than a decade. The infections, most commonly associated with poultry, rose by 14 percent last year compared with the 2006 to 2008 period. Now, researchers at Ohio State University have added another potential poultry vaccine to the list of candidates aiming to tackle this troublesome pathogen, this one involving nanoparticles.

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