Mike Chino

Consumer Reports Finds Unsafe Levels of Arsenic in Apple Juice

by , 12/01/11
filed under: News

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away – but you may want to steer clear of apple juice, as a new study by Consumer Reports shows that many juice brands contain unsafe levels of arsenic. Although federal limits exist for the amount of arsenic allowable in bottled water, there are no such limits for juice – and the National Center for Health Statistics database has shown that repeated exposure to the toxic substance (even at low levels) can cause serious health problems. Read on for a closer look at the issue, and to learn which companies allow high levels of arsenic in their juice.

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