FDA Finds Banned Fungicide Again In Orange Juice Imports

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 7:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced that samples in 11 orange juice shipments from Brazil and Canada tested positive for traces of the banned fungicide carbendazim, a week after a first round of tests came back negative.

Though the juice is safe to drink, the fungicide can not be used under U.S. law and any food product with traces of it must be detained, the FDA said.

Of the 11 positive results — indicating the samples contained more than 10 parts per billion...
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