Remember a few years back when pets were dying, and the FDA traced it back to a gluten that U.S. pet food manufacturers were obtaining from China? In order to boost the protein content, the Chinese were adding melamine (toxic) to the gluten. Chinese babies were dying because of the same thing. Melamine was added to the baby formulas to boost protein content.
It's not just our juices. Maple syrup. The bottles on the shelves locally state, "Product of Canada". Meats. Seafoods. Nuts.
Want to buy "local"? According to the USDA, a food can be labeled "local" if it's grown within 400 miles of its origin or within the State in which it's produced. Pull out a map of your town. Calculate the 400 mile radius for an eye-opener. http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR97/ERR97.pdf
Arsenic, like mould, occurs EVERYWHERE in virtually EVERY cubic foot of soil and in virtually EVERY cubic meter of air on the planet.
Chuck, be afraid of everything...be very afraid...if the government could just lower the levels to the point we weren’t exposed to anything that could be harmful wouldn’t it be a great world!
I predict someday there will be a study of people who have not been ‘exposed’ to any ‘toxin’ in their whole lives. They will be weak pale little creatures living in a stainless steel box.