CHART: Arsenic in apple juice

December 2, 2011 | 7:43 p.m. CST
Consumer Reports tested 88 samples of apple juice purchased in August and September 2011 for arsenic. According to The Associated Press, the Food and Drug Administration is considering tightening restrictions for arsenic levels in the beverage. There is no federal limit for arsenic in juice, and studies show that apple juice has generally low levels of arsenic. In a Consumer Reports test, the Great Value brand of apple juice exceeded the 10 parts per billion limit for total arsenic in drinking water. Here’s how the levels of arsenic in other brands tested by Consumer Reports compare.