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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday declined to raise the levels it will accept of an illegal fungicide commonly used in the Brazilian orange juice industry.
Brazilian and U.S. juice industry groups had asked the FDA to allow higher levels of the fungicide, carbendazim, until June 2013 to allow the industry time to switch to another option.
Carbendazim is illegal on all citrus in the United States, but commonly used in Brazil, the world's top orange juice exporter, to combat mold on orange trees. It is permitted in juice imports to the European Union, Br
Originally posted by boncho
Well that doesn't make sense.
How is the FDA going to kill off all the US citizens if they keep regulating low/lower levels of toxins in the food supply?