February 20, 2016

After Billions of Pounds of Glyphosate Sprayed on Crops, FDA to Finally Test Food for It

(ANTIMEDIA) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week it will begin testing produce and other foods for glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp herbicide. The new policy comes amid growing public concern about the use of harmful pesticides in crops, as well as sharp criticism from the agency’s Government Accountability Office in 2014.

“The agency is now considering assignments for Fiscal Year 2016 to measure glyphosate in soybeans, corn, milk, and eggs, among other potential foods,” FDA spokeswoman Laura Sucher told Civil Eats, a popular food blog. Read more.


FDA to Start Testing for Glyphosate in Food - Civil Eats
Interactive Map Shows Where Monsanto’s Roundup Is Sprayed in New York City - WAC

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