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• The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has responded to a study by Consumers Union saying that there is too much arsenic in children’s juices and that there ought to be federal standards established.

According to the piece, the FDA “is considering tightening restrictions for the levels of arsenic allowed in apple juice after consumer groups pushed the agency to crack down on the contaminant.”

• The Wall Street Journal reports that ConAgra Foods has spent $10 million to boost its stake in Agro Tech Foods, an Indian food company that markets ingredients to consumers and institutional companies there.

"Expanding our international business is a key part of our strategic plan, and India represents an attractive growth market for ConAgra Foods. We will continue to work with Agro Tech's management team to expand its business and our investment in this important region," said ConAgra CEO Gary Rodkin.
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