Arsenic is a naturally occurring chemical in soil and water. Low levels of arsenic can be found in all grains, not just rice, worldwide. Arsenic found in water is 100 percent inorganic, which is harmful when ingested in large amounts, whereas the majority of the arsenic in rice is the organic type. U.S. rice is a safe and wholesome food. There has been no incident in which arsenic in U.S. rice has led to any reported human health problem. For more information, visit: http://arsenicfacts.com/.