FDA to Lower Lead Levels in Fruit Juice – Chemical Free Life

Based on a report that has found “concerning levels of lead” in U.S. fruit juice* the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now plans to lower the acceptable levels of lead permitted in fruit juice. The change will amount to a 46% reduction in exposure to lead from apple juice and 19% reduction from all other juices**.

*A 2019 Consumer Reports analysis found “concerning” levels of heavy metals in many fruit juices, many of which were marketed for children…Many Fruit Juices Contain Potentially Harmful Levels of Arsenic and Lead — Even Organic Brands

FDA to Lower Lead Levels in Fruit Juice – Chemical Free Life