#1 Dr. Oz Under Fire From FDA Over Apple Juice Claims09-15-2011, 09:44 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration and a leading doctor are disputing suggestions by television show host Dr. Mehmet Oz that trace amounts of arsenic in many apple juice products pose a health concern.
Oz said on his show Wednesday that testing by a New Jersey lab has found what he implied are troubling levels of arsenic in many juices.
Do I believe Dr. Oz or the FDA???
Dr. Oz, obviously. My kid drinks apple juice on a daily basis. I stopped buying Mott's applejuice when I learned it was made in China. I will only buy Publix Premium apple juice now as it's made in the USA.
09-15-2011, 10:12 PM
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minor amounts of arsenic aren't going to hurt you. in fact small amounts are used in medicine quite regularly.
now any food products from china are questionable in my book, I only get either the local apple juice or Juicy Juice which is bottled largely in Wisconsin and Mass."Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings..." Patrick Henry
09-16-2011, 08:59 AM
I don't buy Mott's for my niece when she visits, anymore. I generally either buy the local brand (Very Fine), which is produced around the corner from my house, or the Meijer brand. The kids are into Sunny D these days, anyways, now that they are teens and tweens.
09-16-2011, 07:27 PM
I'd also believe Dr Oz anytime over the FDA. I enjoy his shows, a bit silly at times, but probably necessary to get the attention of the folks.
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09-17-2011, 12:04 AM
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If it tastes good and doesn't explode the Chinese will sell it to us to eat.:mad:
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In hockey, it means you have to sit in the penalty box for five minutes.
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