10 Aug '17, 3pm

@BenandJerrys wants to get money out of politics, but it's time to ditch Roundup Ready ice cream too.

@BenandJerrys wants to get money out of politics, but it's time to ditch Roundup Ready ice cream too.

Ben & Jerry’s talks the talk about getting money out of politics. But make no mistake—the glyphosate we found in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream is in there because Monsanto has spent Big Money to bury the truth about its cancer-causing Roundup weedkiller It’s not just Monsanto that profits from Roundup sales. Ben & Jerry’s, owned by transnational consumer products conglomerate Unilever, profits, too. By sourcing milk from the industrial factory farm dairy industry, which feeds its cows glyphosate-drenched Roundup-Ready crops, Ben & Jerry’s admittedly “maximizes” profits. As we wrote last week, it’s a lucky coincidence that we discovered weedkiller residues in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream just as court documents revealing the extent to which Monsanto has lied about the safety of Roundup are coming to light. Unilever and Ben & Jerry’s know that 66 percent of consumers will pay more for,...

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