If Glyphosate Was Listed as an Ingredient on Nutrition Labels, It Would Come Before Vitamins D and B12 in Honey Nut CheeriosFriday, November 16th, 2018
Cornucopia’s Take: As conventional and GMO farmers use more glyphosate (the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide) in crop production, more glyphosate naturally makes its way into the food system. The best way to avoid glyphosate in the grocery store is to purchase only certified organic food. Supporting organic farmers also ensures they are able to keep farming. You can find your local, organic food producers at farmers markets, member-owned food cooperatives (if there are any in your area), and on the websites eatwild.com and localharvest.org. The Weston A. Price Foundation local chapters are a good resource as well.
Some Breakfast Foods Contain More Glyphosate Than Vitamin D or B12
by Dr. Joseph Mercola
Concerns over the health effects of glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup and other weed killer formulations — continue to rise as evidence of harm and widespread exposure keeps accumulating.
In recent years, researchers have discovered it may affect your body’s ability to produce fully functioning proteins, inhibit the shikimate pathway (found in gut bacteria) and interfere with the function of cytochrome P450 enzymes (required for activation of vitamin D and the creation of nitric oxide and cholesterol sulfate). Read Full Article »