SHAW'S PULLS APPLE JUICE CONTAINING SWEETENER

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Shaw's Supermarkets here has removed from its shelves some containers of its own-label shelf-stable and frozen apple juice products because they were found to contain a sweetener that invalidates the chain's purity claims.Fructuline, a sweetener refined from Jerusalem artichokes and/or chicory and widely available in Europe, is not harmful to consumers, but the use of such

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Shaw's Supermarkets here has removed from its shelves some containers of its own-label shelf-stable and frozen apple juice products because they were found to contain a sweetener that invalidates the chain's purity claims.

Fructuline, a sweetener refined from Jerusalem artichokes and/or chicory and widely available in Europe, is not harmful to consumers, but the use of such an additive prohibits manufacturers from labeling their products 100% juice.

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