Push to protect kids from toxic metals found in juice


There is a push to protect children after toxic metals were found in popular juice brands.

According to new tests by Consumer Reports, 45 fruit juices had potentially harmful levels of arsenic, cadmium and lead.

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is now calling on the FDA to establish mandatory standards to strictly limit heavy metals in fruit juices and other food.

Children are particularly vulnerable to heavy metals because their bodies and brains are still developing.

These toxic elements have been linked to carcinogenic, cognitive, and reproductive harms, as well as behavioral problems and lower IQ.

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