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Weed Killer for Breakfast



For many people, a toasted bagel topped with honey might sound like a healthy breakfast choice. Others might prefer a bowl of oatmeal, cornflakes, or a hot plate of scrambled eggs. Few would likely welcome a dose of weed killer that has been linked to cancer in their morning meal. Yet that is exactly what private laboratory tests in the United States started showing with alarming frequency in 2014: residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide were making their way into American meals.


Weed Killers Private Laboratory Tests Glyphosate Residues Aminomethylphosphonic Acid (AMPA) Pesticide Data Program (PDP) 
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