publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Risk perception of arsenic exposure from rice intake in a UK population

Mondal, Debapriya; Mwale, Tasila; Xu, Lingqian; Matthews, Helen; Oyeka, Anuli; Lace-Costigan, Gemma; Polya, David A.;
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  • Published: 06 Aug 2019 Journal: Palgrave Communications (issn: 2055-1045, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
<p>In the UK, consumption of rice and rice-based products is on the rise but, notwithstanding public expressed concerns about such products as an exposure route for arsenic (e.g., BBC News report, 2017 ‘Should I worry about arsenic in my rice?') there are few, if any published data on public perceptions of risks associated with exposure to arsenic in rice. We therefore aimed to determine the risk perception of arsenic exposure from rice intake and factors that are associated with arsenic knowledge and whether or not this knowledge had an influence on rice consumption and cooking practices. A questionnaire, targeting participation of rice-eating ethnic minorities...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200, Arts and Humanities(all), /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300, Social Sciences(all), /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3200, Psychology(all), /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2000, Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all), Social Sciences, H, Sociology, White British, common.demographic_type, common, Ethnic group, Bangladeshis, Arsenic, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Social science, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Risk perception, Environmental health, Hazardous substance, Cooking Practices
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Risk perception of arsenic exposure from rice intake in a UK population

Mondal, Debapriya; Mwale, Tasila; Xu, Lingqian; Matthews, Helen; Oyeka, Anuli; Lace-Costigan, Gemma; Polya, David A.;