Apple juice made in America? Think again.

Posted: January 15, 2012 in HEALTH, NEWS
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— About half of the fresh fruit we eat comes from elsewhere. That’s more than double the amount in 1975.

— Some 86 percent of the shrimp, salmon, tilapia and other fish and shellfish we eat comes from other countries. That’s up from about 56 percent in 1990.

while 85 percent of the apple juice we drink is imported, only about 7 percent of the apples we eat are. Andy Jerardo, an economist at the USDA, says that’s because the juice often comes from China, which produces apples that are inferior for snacking but good for drinking.

-(KEEP IN MIND THE REST OF THE ORIGINAL STORY WILL WORD USDA AS HAVING YOUR HEALTH IN MIND WHICH IS NOT TRUE)-

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