This page contains links to content about juice from across the Food section of FDA.gov. There are links for news, consumer updates and materials, guidance documents and other industry information.
Juices provide many essential nutrients, but consuming untreated juices can pose health risks. FDA has investigated serious outbreaks of foodborne illness that have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juice and cider that were not treated to kill harmful bacteria. FDA also monitors juice for contaminants such as arsenic and pesticides.
Talking About Juice Safety: What You Need to Know
- Letters from the FDA to the Dr. Oz Show Regarding Apple Juice and Arsenic (09/13/2011)
Questions & Answers: Apple Juice and Arsenic Arsenic in Pear Juice Analytical Results, 2005-2011 Carbendazim in Orange Juice Products
- Safe Eats for Moms-to-Be: Fruits, Veggies & Juices
- Grapefruit causes problems when taken with certain medications
Guidance Documents for Industry
Guidance for Industry: Refrigerated Carrot Juice and Other Refrigerated Low-Acid Juices Guidance for Industry: Letter to State Regulatory Agencies and Firms That Produce Treated (but not Pasteurized) and Untreated Juice and Cider Guidance for Industry: Recommendations to Processors of Apple Juice or Cider on the Use of Ozone for Pathogen Reduction Purposes Guidance for Industry: Guidance on Bulk Transport of Juice Concentrates and Certain Shelf-Stable Juices; Final Guidance Draft Guidance for Industry: Arsenic in Apple Juice - Action Level