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Rice Farmers Suing Drug Company and Poultry Industry for Contaminating Their Crop with Arsenic

Rice Farm

Story at-a-glance

  • Three Arkansas farming operations have filed a lawsuit against Pfizer, Tyson Foods, and three Arkansas poultry producers after arsenic was detected in their rice, claiming it is the result of arsenic additives used in chicken feed. Chicken litter is used by rice farmers as fertilizer


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