by Zen Honeycutt, the founding executive director of Moms Across America, a non-profit National Coalition of Unstoppable Moms. Moms Across America is an HMN Sister Organization.
New test results show the presence of Glyphosate, a proven neurotoxin and the declared active chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup, to be contaminating more and more American foods, many considered fit for a “healthy” lunch. Instead, we are finding that these foods are likely contributing to poor mental and physical health.
Batch testing of popular almond milk (1), vegetarian burgers (2), and various breads (3), including organic, gluten free and whole wheat breads, revealed up to 140.98 ppb. Individual brand testing of Skippy’s “100% Natural” peanut butter and Lipton’s “100% Natural” Mint and Green tea up to 208.29 ppb of glyphosate herbicides.
How much was present and is that amount harmful?
Conventional Almond milk batch testing contained glyphosate and AMPA (effective glyphosate) at low levels 0.87 ppb and organic almond milk contained 12 X less at .07 ppb, however even the lowest levels, between .1 part per billion and 1 parts per trillion have caused endocrine disruption harm, which could lead to miscarriage, birth defects, infertility, sterility or stimulate the growth of cancer cells. Glyphosate can bioaccumulate, so any amount consumed is harmful. Glyphosate herbicides are known to be sprayed in between the almond trees to prevent “competition” for water resources by grass or weeds. Plant pathologist Dr. Don Huber has explained that plant or tree roots can uptake the glyphosate and therefore glyphosate gets into the fruit, vegetable or nut from the inside of the plant or tree.
Keep reading for more details on these test results.