It was just 10 per cent of the samples collected in one survey that were tainted. So it's absolutely wrong to conclude that 10 per cent of the rice sold on the market is contaminated with cadmium. And agricultural experts in China said the pollution is confined to particular regions and there is no call for public panic.
Anyway, the pollutions of heavy metals contaminating rice in China aroused strong reactions at domestic residents and abroad. Because tf these Cadmium-tainted rice is consumed, it absolutely could damage a person's kidneys and cause renal failure. And currently China has no laws to prevent the harvesting of rice from fields which are polluted by cadmium.