What is arsenic?
It is a chemical compound and can be found in both organic and inorganic forms, both poses a danger and is harmful to our health and even that of animals.
However researchers believe that inorganic arsenic poses a much larger threat to us and is even carcinogenic in nature than the organic arsenic.
You can be exposed to it by:
- Drinking water that is polluted
- Eating some food items like fish, meat, dairy products, poultry and shellfish.