Latest Orange juice Stories

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...

2011-12-14 14:43:35

Scientists from the University of Valencia in Spain have analysed fresh orange juice squeezed by machines in catering establishments. They have confirmed that 43% of samples exceeded the acceptable enterobacteriaceae levels laid down by legislation. The researchers recommend that oranges are handled correctly, that juicers are washed properly and that the orange juice is served immediately rather than being stored in metal jugs. Around 40% of the fresh orange juice consumed in Spain is...

2011-04-11 07:00:00

BARTOW, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange juice may do more for your diet and overall health than you may think, according to seven new studies presented this week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2011. A new study suggests that adults who drink 100 percent orange juice tend to have better overall diet quality, higher intake of key nutrients and less risk of being overweight than adults who don't drink orange juice. (1) Additionally, the research suggests that children who drink...

2011-04-05 08:41:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Today, purveyors of one of the country's fastest-growing juice brands and leader in the superfood category, announced today that it has renewed its contract with Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, the largest accounting, tax and consulting firm in Central Texas. Maxwell Locke & Ritter will conduct Genesis Today's audit for the fifth year in a row for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2010. Genesis Today is one of the country's...

2011-03-31 10:03:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sambazon, the pioneer of organic Amazon superfoods, today announced the addition of Organic Acai with Orange Juice to its heritage Acai line of tasty juices and smoothies. "Give your orange juice an Amazon berry boost - with acai and acerola - for great taste with added health benefits," says celebrity dietician Ashley Koff. "Sambazon's Organic Acai with Orange Juice offers an organic whole food solution adding healthy omegas, a...

2011-03-22 00:00:27

HealthFair is proud to be powering health screenings for Florida's Natural Growers' employees. The two companies have been collaborating for several years to address disease prevention. Florida's Natural Growers is a Cooperative of Citrus Growers located in Lake Wales, Florida. First founded in 1933, the Cooperative's flagship Brand is Florida's Natural®, the only national brand of Not-From-Concentrate orange juice that is squeezed from Florida oranges and never imported....

2011-01-31 15:38:00

CONCORD, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released their 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which provides Americans recommendations for healthy eating and drinking options to incorporate into their lifestyle and to promote overall health. And Americans are in luck thanks to Welch's 100% Grape Juice, which is made with over 20 Concord grapes per 4-ounce glass and...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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