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Weedkiller widespread in children's foods

On 16 Aug 2018 at 1:48pm Electric Sausage wrote:
Weedkiller found in wide range of breakfast foods aimed at children
Cancer-linked herbicide, sold as Roundup by Monsanto, present in 45 products including granola, snack bars and Cheerios

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On 16 Aug 2018 at 1:59pm So what? wrote:
Everything can be "cancer linked" There is no proof that Round-Up is harmful. Probably less harmful than bacon or sliced ham.
On 16 Aug 2018 at 2:10pm Mum wrote:
BBQ food is cancer linked. And we had a BBQ every day of the heatwave.
Are we gonna stop cos of the link to cancer? No.
Who's nicking all these things in our town?
On 16 Aug 2018 at 2:18pm Tom wrote:
Anything with Benzene (read a stack of stuff in use in everyone's every day life) in it is identified as carcinogenic - What did you expect?
On 16 Aug 2018 at 3:25pm Just wondering wrote:
Is Lewes in the USA then?
On 16 Aug 2018 at 3:43pm mad maxine wrote:
your all divvy bumpkins in lewes thats why you talk shxte and are getting robbed get streatwise in this apocalyptic world
On 16 Aug 2018 at 5:30pm @Just wondering wrote:
I was also wondering the relevance of a US food story.
I'm guessing it's Brexit related as US food will be on our shelves next year.
On 17 Aug 2018 at 12:10am Mario wrote:
I doubt many parents would be concerned. As long as it's cheap, and shuts their whiny kids up, job done! Even if you present them with the facts, they'll just put their fingers in their ears.
It's 'Christmas turkey syndrome' - they want one, but they don't want to know about the appalling conditions in which the turkeys were kept. As long as it's on their table belly up on Christmas day, that's all they care about!
Strangely, most shoppers consider organic food as 'weird', and food caked in pestiides as 'normal stuff'. You hear them in the supermarkets when they accidently pick up a bag of organic spuds - 'Oops, where's the normal ones?' they mutter!
And don't get me started on chemical sweeteners....................

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