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Uh-oh — What's in your Cheerios?

Popular breakfast foods often marketed and fed to children continue to test positive for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide. Glyphosate is the subject of lawsuits filed by more than 13,000 plaintiffs, who allege they developed cancer due to exposure to the ubiquitous chemical in Roundup and other glyphosate-based weed killers.  A number of cities, counties, states and countries have already moved to ban glyphosate or impose restrictions on its use. This includes Austria, which announced in June 2019 plans to ban the chemical within the year. In the U.S., however, use continues unabated and, since 1974, more than 1.6 billion kilograms of glyphosate (3.5 billion pounds) have been applied.  Read more....

 

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