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28 wineries accused of using arsenic in wine

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Posted at 8:38 AM, Mar 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-20 12:55:09-04

According to a group of private attorneys, consumers must be careful of what kind or California red or white wine they're drinking.

Lawyers proposing a class-action lawsuit claim that nearly 30 makers of cheap California wine could be allowing unacceptable levels of arsenic into their wines.

Those facing scrutiny include popular brands Charles Shaw and Sutter Home. The Shaw brand represents the so-called "Two Buck Chuck" that Trader Joe's has popularized at just $2.

But California trade association The Wine Institute says the litigation is false and misleading.

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