FDA Finds No Fungicide In Some Orange Juice Imports

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that new tests of orange juice imports have not revealed significant levels of carbendazim, a fungicide unapproved for orange trees that was found in juice samples late last month.

The agency began testing the citrus products, including orange juice concentrate and ready-to-drink orange juice, for the fungicide on Jan. 4 after an anonymous juice company found traces of carbendazim in its products and competitor's products. The company — later revealed to be Coca-Cola Co. — alerted the FDA...
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