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FDA Updates Information on Fungicides in OJ
The Food and Drug Administration published a new update on Thursday to its ongoing testing of imported orange juice for the fungicide carbendazim, a compound restricted from agriculture in the United States.
Since January 9…
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FDA Finds Fungicide in OJ to Be Sold in US
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported finding low levels of fungicide carbendazim in orange juice headed for U.S. supermarkets, but assured the public the juice remains safe to drink.
Of the 14 samples, which…
FDA Detects Carbendazim in 11 Orange Juice Shipments
After collecting samples from 80 shipments of imported orange juice or orange juice concentrate, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has found residue from a prohibited fungicide in 11 shipments.
Nine of the…
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Q&A With Michael Taylor, Part II: Antibiotics, Orange Juice & Consolidation
Part II of a conversation with Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for foods at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on a variety of issues facing the agency.
Q: The agency’s getting a lot of heat, …
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Q&A: Carbendazim and Orange Juice
What is the problem?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports that low levels of the chemical carbendazim have been found in some orange juice products that contain imported orange juice concentrates.
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EU Juice Industry on Notice for Fungicide in OJ Imports
The European Commission — the governing body of the 27-state European Union — is warning the European juice industry that Brazilian juice imports could face fungicide testing in response to the recent move by U.S.
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FDA Releases More on OJ Import Testing
Orange juice shipments testing negative for fungicide carbendazim are being released into the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday as the agency announced more detail on the agency’s testing program.
FDA: Preliminary Tests for OJ Fungicide Negative
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is continuing to test imported shipments of orange juice for the fungicide carbendazim before allowing them to enter commerce. Preliminary test results for three samples are negative, according to…
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Rep. DeLauro Praises FDA for OJ Fungicide Testing
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Ranking Member on the Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, lauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for testing for a fungicide found in some imported orange juice.
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