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Ask Well: Arsenic in Rice Crackers? – NYTimes.com

Good to know! – Foods that contain rice, including rice crackers and vinegar, routinely contain some level of arsenic, scientists say, as do products like rice cakes, rice wine and cereals, and snack bars and baking mixes that contain rice flour or bran. But it’s unclear how serious a health risk they pose. The Food and […]

Is climate change confusing bees? Warmer springs are altering insect's life cycles and preventing pollination, study claims | Daily Mail Online

Is climate change confusing bees? Warmer springs are altering insect’s life cycles and preventing pollination, study claims | Daily Mail Online

Bees are a big part of pollinating all sorts of crops so this is a huge worry for farmers too! – Climate change could be disrupting the relationship between bees and plants. That’s according to a study that says warmer springs can change the life cycles of bees, which can throw them out of sync […]

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