Arsenic Now Found in Juice

Some apple and grape juices available in the United States and Canada were found with higher than acceptable levels of the carcinogen.

BY: Lisa Lagace and 50Plus


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There are no limits set for arsenic in the United States, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established a level of concern for apple juice with inorganic arsenic levels higher than 23 ppb. The FDA is currently working on establishing a guidance level that will reduce consumer’s exposure to arsenic in apple juice. Scientists involved in the consumer reports study now strongly feel that the FDA should limit arsenic in juice to 3 ppb.

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