17 May '18, 2pm

New study suggests @EPA 'safe' levels of Roundup may not be safe at all, especially 4 kids.

Last summer, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) announced that our testing of Ben & Jerry’s popular ice cream flavors for glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller) turned up positive results in 10 of 11 samples we tested. Our critics fired back that the glyphosate levels we found were “well below” the levels that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tells us are “safe.” In other words, relax! A little bit of Monsanto Roundup weedkiller in your ice cream is nothing to fret over. Now a new pilot study, soon to be published in the prestigious scientific journal Environmental Health, suggests that EPA “safe” levels aren’t safe at all—especially for kids. The Global Glyphosate Study pilot experimental phase, the first study of its kind, suggests that exposure to glyphosate at levels the EPA wants us to believe are “safe” can in fact lead...

Full article: https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/new-study-epas-safe...

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