Would you feed your child yogurt or ice cream contaminated with an herbicide so bad it was banned in Europe more than a decade ago?
Not knowingly, of course. But unknowingly, you may be doing just that.
The gist of the story is this: Dairy cows in Vermont eat a diet of GMO corn sprayed with, among other poisons, atrazine—a chemical the EPA says is unsafe at any level.
We're not talking small amounts here. Between 1999 to 2012, Vermont’s dairy farmers applied more than 2,533,329 pounds of metolachlor, atrazine and simazine to their cornfields. Read more