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Glyphosate Contamination in Food Goes Far Beyond Oat Products

Seems like every time a government agency or public interest group tests food for Monsanto’s weedkiller glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer, they find it.  Last year, two rounds of tests commissioned by EWG found glyphosate – the active ingredient in Roundup and the most widely used herbicide in the world – in more than 95 percent of popular oat-based food samples. Today we are releasing the results of tests of 12 wheat-based products, including five samples of dried pasta and seven samples of cereal.  Glyphosate was detected in all of the wheat-based foods. Pasta samples contained glyphosate at levels ranging from 60 to 150 parts per billion. Cereal samples had lower levels, with most just above the limit of detection, possibly due to the variety of wheat used or cross contamination.  Read more...

 

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