Study testing food for glyphosate residue on hold

In February 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it would be testing food for glyphosate--the herbicide found in Monsanto's Round-up which kills weeds and has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization. On November 11, the study was reportedly stalled.

In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – the World Health Organization’s cancer agency – published a report saying that glyphosate was “classified as probably carcinogenic to humans.  

Read this report from an independent, FDA-registered laboratory to see which foods have high levels of glyphosate contamination and learn about the inadequacy of current food safety regulations relating to allowable pesticide residues. 

In 2015, Health Canada asserted that glyphosates were safe when ingested when below acute or chronic dose levels.  However, from what we found there is no testing of food for real glyphosate levels in the foods we commonly buy and ingest being done by government agencies.  Talk to your MP and demand a study. 


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