01 Dec '11, 7pm

How did arsenic make its way into apple juice?

How did arsenic make its way into apple juice?

HuffPo recently covered an article by Consumer Reports indicating total arsenic concentrations in fruit juices that stray above drinking water limits. People reading HuffPo coverage are left with no explanation as to how arsenic got in juice which is a favorite for kids, whether it was dissolved or associated with particulate matter, whether organic juice had comparable levels of arsenic, etc. Leaving consumers without this and related exposure information increases the likelihood they just ignore the findings -- an unfortunate upshot of poor risk communication by people with good intentions. More on that below.

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