30 Apr '18, 5pm

Glyphosate Detected in Granola and Crackers, FDA Emails Show

Scientists with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) have found traces of a ubiquitous and controversial weedkiller in granola, crackers and other everyday foods, according to internal documents obtained by The Guardian through a freedom of information request. The FDA has tested food samples for glyphosate for "two years, but has not yet released any official results," Carey Gilliam reported in The Guardian article. Gilliam is an author, investigative journalist and research director for U.S. Right to Know . "I have brought wheat crackers, granola cereal, and corn meal from home and there's a fair amount in all of them," FDA chemist Richard Thompson emailed to colleagues in January 2017. He noted that broccoli was the only food he tested that "does not have glyphosate in it." In other emails, FDA chemist Narong Chamkasem found "over-the-tolerance" levels of glyph...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/glyphosate-foods-fda-tests-25646...

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