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Monsanto’s Poisons in Breakfast Cereals Threaten Children

Mercola.com reports:

Glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup are the most heavily used agricultural chemicals of all time, with 1.76 million tons being applied to U.S. fields alone between 1974 — when glyphosate was first approved — and 2014.

By the end of 2021, glyphosate usage had expanded so much that worldwide glyphosate sales were forecasted to reach $4.95 billion by 2025. Paradoxically, in early 2022 some farmers are looking to develop alternative, non-herbicide weed-control measures due to an expanded market and pandemic- and hurricane-related supply problems that have caused supply shortages and driven up the cost of glyphosate.

Since the popularity of this herbicide was built on reckless deceit, and there's really no telling how many people around the world have paid for Monsanto's lies with their lives, it seems rather karmic that the COVID-19 pandemic, of all things, is what's driving farmers to farm more organically…While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been testing foods for glyphosate, and tests reportedly revealed "a fair amount" of residues, their findings have not yet been made public.

In fact, the USDA doesn't even test for glyphosate in some of the foods most known for glyphosate contamination, such as oats and chickpeas. But EWG's testing in 2018 revealed 43 out of 45 food products made with conventionally grown oats tested positive for glyphosate, 31 of which had glyphosate levels higher than EWG scientists believe would be protective of children's health.

Examples of foods with detectable levels of glyphosate included Quaker Dinosaur Eggs instant oatmeal, Cheerios cereal, Nature Valley granola bars, Quaker steel cut oats and Back to Nature Classic Granola.

Learn more: Preharvest Use of Glyphosate Poisons Kids' Food