Dr. Oz: Apple Juice From China Contains Arsenic

Dr. Oz who often appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show is now dealing with the FDA over a statement that is considered deceive.

In an event hosted by him on Fox TV, he declared the danger of imported apple juice from China. According to him, based on testing by a laboratory in New Jersey showed arsenic levels above the threshold recommended in various juice products packaging.

This statement, has angered the FDA, as a specialized agency dealing with food safety in the United States. "There is no evidence of health risks from drinking this juice. And the FDA has been testing them for years," That the FDA statement.

Arsenic naturally exist in water, food, air, and soil in two ways - organic and inorganic. According to the FDA, the organic arsenic through the body quickly and is basically harmless. Inorganic arsenic - the kind found in pesticides - can be toxic and may pose a cancer risk if consumed in large quantities or for long periods.

Dr. Oz on The Dr. Oz Show not elaborate further when testing samples of a few dozen packs of juice. As a result, the FDA said the study was deceive.

These institutions then conduct laboratory tests on the same product as Dr. Oz tested before. The result, far from the test results mentioned. Only 2 per million parts of the course of arsenic found in the product.

Source: Associated Press

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