Weed Killer Found in Dozens of Breakfast Cereals: Report

Chemical Free Life

Let’s be clear. It is trace amounts of Round-Up Weed Killer that have been found in the breakfast cereals. And breakfast cereals are processed foods. So this is not new news because as we have previously reported, earlier studies have found pesticides in many types of processed foods sold in U.S. grocery stores.  For those consumers who eat commercially processed foods it is pretty hard to avoid at this point.  Even Big Food gets that: “Most crops grown in fields use some form of pesticides and trace amounts are found in the majority of food we all eat.” -General Mills  

The levels uncovered in the breakfast cereals are below what the EPA regards as “safe”. And what level of ingesting pesticides each day is “safe” is still being debated even among scientists.  But given the mounting body of research linking pesticides to myriad of serious health conditions (and the…

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