Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 20, 2012
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The U.S. seafood catch hit a 17-year high last year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA, which has just come out with its annual report. When we think of foods that are safe to eat, rice is certainly up there. But Consumer Reports has just recommended that we limit our rice consumption. That's after tests found arsenic in over 60 rice products. And this week, Russian state media announced the existence of a 62-mile-wide diamond deposit in Eastern Siberia. But the big players in the diamond business aren't all that impressed.