The Food and Drug Administration has reiterated its finding that apple juice sold across the U.S. is safe to drink, with naturally occurring arsenic levels well below the agency’s “level of concern,” but says it
Carefully skirting the arsenic-in-the-apple-juice scare sparked last week by TV doctor Mehmet Oz, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, has called on the FDA to set standards for imported juice concentrates, and to step up inspection
Arsenic and apple juice. Not words you like to see in the same sentence.
There has been publicity recently over the amount of arsenic in the apple juice that many children drink.
But the Food
In an unusual rebuttal to a popular TV doctor, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday took on Dr. Mehmet Oz over arsenic in apple juice.
Just not face to face.
A few hours before…
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To the long list of things that worry Food & Water Watch, add a river of apple juice coming from China and the high arsenic levels found in that flow. That combo was enough to…
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If your kids were looking for reasons not to eat their fruits and vegetables, you better hope they were not watching the popular daytime TV show “Dr. Oz” last Friday.
Dr. Mehmet Oz,
A study released yesterday found over 25 percent of apple juice boxes tested contained concerning levels of arsenic, a heavy metal known to cause various types of cancer.
Florida’s St. Petersburg Times commissioned an independent
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment in a ten-part series on meaningful foodborne illness outbreaks.
Some outbreaks are wakeup calls for consumers. After Jack-in-Box, the public was associating the deadly E. coli 0157:H7 bacteria …
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