CA lawsuit claims low-cost wines contain high arsenic levels - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

CA lawsuit claims low-cost wines contain high arsenic levels

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LOS ANGELES, CA (WMC) - -

A lawsuit filed in California claims several popular, low-cost brands of wine contain illegal and dangerously high levels of arsenic.

The lawsuit filed Thursday, March 19 claims dozens of wineries are violating CA state law by knowingly producing, marketing and selling the contaminated wine and not warning consumers about the dangerous possibilities.

Some of the brands named in the lawsuit include: Franzia, Ménage à Trois, Sutter Home, Wine Cube, Charles Shaw, Glen Ellen, Cupcake, Beringer and Vendage. Click here to get more information about the lawsuit.

The wines were tested by BeverageGrades, which is an independent Denver, Colorado lab, and confirmed by two additional labs.

Click here to read the lawsuit.

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