Weed killer in your cereal? Maybe, but don't panic
19 August, 2018, 15:29 | Author: Courtney Reynolds
He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2014.
Since then, hundreds more plaintiffs - including cancer patients, their spouses or their estates - have also sued Monsanto, making similar claims.
"The WHO was asking, 'Would this compound potentially cause cancer?' " he said.
Despite the jury award, Monsanto Vice President Scott Partridge maintains that glyphosate is safe. Our hearts go out to the Johnson family, and we understand their desire for answers.
"No other herbicide has been tested to the lengths that glyphosate has". Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other regulatory authorities in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, Korea, and elsewhere routinely review all approved pesticide products and have consistently reaffirmed that glyphosate does not cause cancer. "No one wants to eat a weed killer for breakfast, and no one should have to do so". Monsanto genetically engineered the DNA of corn, soybeans and other crops to make them resistant to Roundup; it now makes more revenue from seeds and traits than it does from herbicide.
Thomson ReutersMonsanto's glyphosate-containing Roundup for sale in California.
After the verdict and related news, the EWG released test results from their independent laboratory that found the chemical glyphosate in 43 out of 45 types of cereal.
Faber has been working to improve food safety standards for more than a decade. The study found that Quaker Oats Old Fashioned Oatmeal had the highest level of more than 1,000 parts per billion of the pesticide.
Unfortunately, we have no idea if a product needs to be recalled or is unsafe for consumption if we're not informed. In the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) labeled glyphosate a carcinogen in 1985, but reversed its position in 1991.
General Mills and Quaker Oats are relying on outdated safety standards used by a government agency that is notorious for neglecting new science on chemicals.
However, meeting government standards might not be enough to escape public backlash.
Dr. Lowry heads the council on environmental health for the American Academy of Pediatrics. "We're saying a pesticide like this which has the ability to increase the risk of cancer has no place in food an particularly not foods that are marketed to children", said Walker. Once the oats are transported to us, we put them through our rigorous process that thoroughly cleanses them (de-hulled, cleaned, roasted and flaked).
When he announced in May 2016 that Bayer was considering the acquisition of Monsanto, the company's shares were listed at around 100 euros. Of those, only five of the products were discovered to have glyphosate, and at levels lower than the organization's benchmark. Farmers in Arkansas and South Dakota have reportedly filed class action lawsuits in St. Louis.
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