Report: FDA finds cancer-causing weed killer in foods

FDA found traces two years ago
Posted at 5:25 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 18:25:18-04

The Food and Drug Administration has been finding residues of a cancer-causing weed killer in many common foods according to The Guardian.

The Guardian obtained internal FDA documents through a public records request that show glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, is being found in many foods such as wheat crackers, granola cereal and cornmeal.

An FDA chemist said he found some level of glyphosate in everything he tested except broccoli.

The FDA has been testing for traces of glyphosate for two years and still has yet to release any results.

The Guardian reports that the findings probably will not end up in any official report because of how the FDA discovered the levels.