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Study: 'Concerning' amounts of metal in fruit juice

Study: 'Concerning' amounts of metal in fruit juice Photo: File / Pexels.

January 30, 2019 07:28 AM

A number of fruit juices still have "concerning" amounts of heavy metals like arsenic, cadmium and lead.

That’s according to a new "Consumer Reports" study.

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The study looked at juices from two-dozen brands in four flavors – apple, grape, pear and fruit blends. Almost half contained the elevated levels. However, the levels are lower than 2011 tests.

Consumer Reports says the juices could post health risks if consumed daily for years.

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