Glyphosate found in baby milk
An alarming discovery has been made by “Moms Across America” a coalition of mothers fighting to raise awareness and support regarding the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their associated pesticides.
Moms Across America funded an experiment that tested feeding tube liquid used in a pediatric rehabilitation hospital where one of the group’s supporters is employed.
According to the results, 6 out of 20 (30 percent) samples of Pediasure, a supposed “nutritional” drink given to ill children in the paediatric unit, tested positive for unsafe levels of glyphosate.
Microbe Inotech, a lab in St. Louis, Missouri, also tested Pediasure samples from the same batch, detecting glyphosate levels above 75 parts per billion (ppb) at 800 to 1,110 times higher than has previously been proven to destroy gut bacteria in chickens, or 0.1 ppb. Another study found that 50 parts per trillion (ppt) induced liver, kidney and sex hormone changes in rats.
The pesticide has been linked to toxicity in humans, resulting in cancer, reproductive and developmental complications and neurotoxicity. It’s also been directly linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, as well as other serious health effects.
The harm caused by glyphosate seems endless, as the chemical routinely disrupts most living processes. Studies conclude that it acts as an endocrine disruptor, responsible for declining male reproductive health and sperm counts. The rise in autism has also been attributed to increases in glyphosate application.