Coca-Cola Says It Tipped FDA To Fungicide In Orange Juice

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 10:24 PM EST) -- The Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it was the company that tipped off federal regulators about traces of the fungicide carbendazim it had found in its products and those of its competitors made with orange juice from Brazil.

“As a responsible company, we always strive to do the right thing and comply with all laws and regulations, so when we discovered that Brazilian growers had sprayed their trees with a fungicide that was not registered for use in the U.S., we quickly notified the U.S. Food and...
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