As many of you know, recent studies and reports have caused some concern about the amount of heavy metals such as arsenic and lead in imported rice. While trace amounts of these metals are naturally occurring, levels that exceed established safety standards present a reasonable cause for concern. More Can be read on the FDA Website: http://1.usa.gov/12v6jLo
In order to protect the health and safety of everyone that eats our rice, we perform regular tests on our products to ensure that these and other safety guidelines are met. Our most recent round of testing shows that our rice is some of the healthiest on the market. You can take a look at the specific results below.
Updates on heavy metal test result on a few other rice:
Black Sweet Rice <0.05ppm arsenic, 0.12ppm lead SAFE
Red Rice 0.16ppm arsenic (last crop was 0.19ppm), <0.01ppm lead SAFE
US Calrose white 0.06ppm arsenic, <0.01ppm lead, SAFE
Basmati White 0.09ppm arsenic, <0.01ppm lead, SAFE