FDA Responds to Report of Arsenic in Juice

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is expanding its surveillance activity and collecting additional data to determine if a guidance level can be established to reduce consumer exposure to arsenic in apple juice.

While federal limits exist for arsenic and lead in bottled and drinking water, none are defined for fruit juices.

The increased activity comes in response to a Consumer Reports analysis that found arsenic levels exceedi

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