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Apple Juice Arsenic Different Form than OTHER Arsenic

September 19th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A couple months ago, I wrote a story on arsenic in apple juice. This was the gist of it: While the EPA limits arsenic in our drinking water to 10 parts per billion, recent tests have found the amount of arsenic in apple juice (Mott’s Apple Juice, in particular) to be 55 parts per billion — 5.5 times more than what the EPA will let us drink!


Arsenic in Your Apple Juice? Probably..

July 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

While the EPA limits arsenic in our drinking water to 10 parts per billion, recent tests* have found the amount of arsenic in apple juice (Mott's Apple Juice, in particular) to be 5.5 parts per billion -- 5.5 times more than what the EPA will let us drink! The FDA does not regulate arsenic in juice at all, unfortunately. However, as a result of this finding and recent research it has conducted on food imports in the U.S., Food & Water Watch is pushing the government agency to start doing so



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