Bill To Require FDA To Limit Arsenic, Lead In Juice

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 5:08 PM EST) -- After a Consumer Reports study found “alarmingly high levels” of arsenic and lead in some juices, two members of Congress on Wednesday proposed a bill that would require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate the toxins in juice as stringently as in bottled water within two years.

U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., and Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., said in a statement that the Arsenic Prevention and Protection from Lead Exposure in Juice Act, or APPLE Juice Act, would help protect children from exposure to...
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