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  • School science project leads to arsenic investigation Play Video

    February 7, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A study that started as a middle school project quickly transformed as a school safety investigation. This follows a News 2 Investigation of contaminated playgrounds around East Baton Rouge Parish. Two students, Jalen Scott and Desirae Gardner, stopped by the studio to talk about their... more »
  • St. Landry waterline extension work begins

    November 20, 2012 3:18 PM

    KROTZ SPRINGS - Construction is under way on a $1 million project to extend waterlines from the Krotz Springs municipal system to serve an area along La. Highway 105 dotted by residential water wells that have shown high levels of arsenic. The Advocate reports the project has been driven mainly... more »
  • FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

    September 19, 2012 7:29 AM

    WASHINGTON - Consumer groups are pressuring the Food and Drug Administration to set federal guidance on allowable levels of arsenic in rice, prompting the agency to study the issue and consider possible new standards. So far, FDA officials say they have found no evidence that suggests rice is unsafe... more »
  • Arsenic found in baby formula

    February 16, 2012 3:13 PM

    New Hampshire- The food you're feeding your little one... may have arsenic in it, that's coming from researchers at Dartmouth University. They looked at different foods that use organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener and found arsenic in some of the foods... including baby formula. Researchers say... more »

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