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China and Taiwan rices exported to USA found with lead overdose for 60 times

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Basically no safe food from China. Mainland Chinese have to buy formula milk powder from overseas.

For locals, I think only Bario rice from Sarawak is free from lead and other chemical pollutants. You can buy Bario rice from the Giant Super Markets.

Lead levels in rice imported from Taiwan and China are up to 60 TIMES higher than recommended ‘safe’ levels for children

Rice imported from some countries contains high levels of lead that could pose a health risk to children, researchers have claimed.

US experts detected concentrations of lead ranging from six to 12 milligrams per kilogram in rice from several sources.

The highest amounts were seen in rice originating from China and Taiwan.

Significantly high levels were also found in samples from the Czech Republic, Bhutan, Italy, India and Thailand.

All these countries export rice to the UK.

Infants and children consuming the rice would be exposed to lead levels 30 to 60 times higher than the tolerable safety limits set by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said the study authors.

For Asian children, who consume more rice, exposures could be up to 120 times higher. […]