What About Arsenic? Prop65 & Better Batter - Better Batter Gluten Free Flour

Hello! If you are visiting this page, you have questions about the levels of arsenic or other metals in our Better Batter products or are wondering if we meet Prop65 requirements in California. Please read below for our latest updates:

Note from Naomi:

Because my children and I eat our own products, we’re as concerned as you are with keeping our families safe from inorganic arsenic and other dangerous substances. We source our products with quality standards in mind, including California’s very Prop65 Safe Harbor Standards.


What should I know about Prop65 Standards?

Prop65 Standards are extremely stringent – for instance the warning level for lead in Prop65 is 1000 times lower than the lowest level at which animal studies reported ‘no reproductive health effect.’  Even some companies’ products that may test at or above these limits may still be safe for consumption.

Why can’t companies obtain a level of “zero ppb” for heavy metals and other substances?

It is important to remember that some of the substances listed in Prop65 are naturally found in the environment in air, healthy soil, water, and rocks, and some of these have always naturally been in the food supply.

Your products contain rice: are they safe for arsenic/cadmium/lead?

Better Batter Products have been tested regularly by third party labs, and in our testing we have historically found our products to be compliant with (and usually far exceeding the standards of!) Prop65.

You can feel safe knowing we are providing you with products that are absolutely appropriate for daily use.