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2012-02-29 09:25:47

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research has indicated that consuming flavonoids — a class of compounds found in fruits, vegetables, dark chocolate and red wine– may indeed lower the risk of stroke in women. "Studies have shown higher fruit, vegetable and specifically vitamin C intake is associated with reduced stroke risk," Aedín Cassidy, Ph.D., the study's lead author and professor of nutrition at Norwich Medical School in the University of East Anglia in Norwich,...

Brazil Denied Request To Extend Regulation Of Fungicide In Orange Juice
2012-02-17 13:22:47

Brazilian orange juice producers were denied a request on Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow a higher tolerance of fungicide in juice imports. The decision will see that Brazil, the world's top orange juice producer, stops exporting orange juice that is made from concentrate to the U.S. A variety of orange juice made from concentrate contains much smaller levels of carbendazim, a chemical used to help fight mold on orange trees. Carbendazim is permitted...

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2012-01-29 08:25:45

Nine shipments of orange juice originating from Brazil and Canada were detained on Friday after they tested positive for the illegal fungicide carbendazim, according to various media reports. The fungicide, which has not been approved for use on orange trees in the U.S., is commonly used in Brazil to combat blight blossom and black spot mold, according to Anna Yukhananov of Reuters. FDA testing revealed that none of the shipments tested positive for more than 52 parts per billion (ppb)...

2012-01-15 08:00:00

Silliker can provide state-of-the-art chemical analysis for Carbendazim in orange juice utilizing high performance liquid chromatography (LC-MS/MS). Detection level is 1 ppb with test results in seven (7) business days. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration announced 1/11/12 that it would temporarily halt all imports of foreign orange juice due to potential contamination by the fungicide Carbendazim (Benzimidazole family). FDA concerns are linked to...

UPDATE: Coca-Cola Warned Government About Fungicide in Orange Juice
2012-01-13 06:20:05

The Coca-Cola Co. admitted that they alerted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about low levels of fungicide in its orange juice products. The alert caused juice prices to rise and brought about the need for the government to test for the fungicidal residue, ABC News reports. Coca-Cola, which makes the Minute Maid and Simply Orange brands of juice notified the FDA about low levels of the fungicide carbendazim in theirs and their competitor´s orange juice products. Currently...

Increased Testing, Ban on Imports, Possible Price Increases in Wake of OJ Contamination
2012-01-11 14:40:47

U.S. health officials have vowed to increase testing efforts following the detection of low levels of fungicide in orange juice, CBS News and the Associated Press (AP) reported on Wednesday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to members of the juice industry Monday, noting that an unidentified company had contacted them in December to report low levels of the fungicide carbendazim both in their own orange juice and in that produced by competitors. According to CBS...


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