Arsenic and Apple Juice: New Testing Finds Low Levels

After an intense public debate in September over whether apple juice contained unsafe levels of arsenic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released new data after additional juice testing and found that most of the samples contained low levels of the heavy metal. About 95 percent of the 160 juice samples the agency collected between 2005 and 2011 had total arsenic levels below 23 ppb (parts per billion), which the FDA considers at its "level of concern," and nearly 88 percent had levels...Full Story
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