Arsenic is a harmful heavy metal known to cause cancer, kidney damage and diarrhea. It is both naturally occurring and inorganic.
American apple juice is made from apple concentrate. There can be apple concentrate from up to seven countries in one kind of Apple juice. Although arsenic, a heavy metal carcinogen, has been banned in the US for decades, it’s not always regulated in other countries where it may be in the water supply or used in pesticides contaminating the juice.
After testing dozens of samples from three different cities in America, Dr. Oz discovered that some of the nation’s best known brands of apple juice contain arsenic. 60% of apple juice concentrate is imported from China.