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Thai rice 'has lowest arsenic'

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Research by the University of California into fears and claims of arsenic in rice said Tuesday that the world famous Thai khao hom mali had the least amount of the naturally produced poison of any grain in the world. 

The study, publicised online Tuesday in a press release, also failed to reach any conclusion about the dangers of arsenic in rice.

But for those who are worried, it appears that "jasmine rice from Thailand, had the least arsenic," along with basmatic strains imported into the US from India and Pakistan.

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