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What is the big deal about arsenic in our food?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Poison: Arsenic is a poison that causes disease of multiple systems, e.g., neuropathy, skin disease, heart disease, cancer etc. For a long list see this site. Remember napoleon died of arsenic poisoning and arsenic was the favorite poison of italian aristocracy. http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/arsenic-poisoning.htm.

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