New Report Compiles 100+ Foods Containing Weedkiller Ingredient Glyphosate

By - March 28, 2019
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As the lawsuits mount and more data comes out about just how dangerous glyphosate can be, it’s becoming truly terrifying to do something as simple as going to the grocery store. That’s because several rounds of testing by multiple independent organizations have detected varying levels of glyphosate in dozens of specific food products, including some of the best-selling foods in their categories.

Even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s testing has detected glyphosate in a shocking amount of food samples tested (63 percent of corn products sampled and 67 percent of soybean samples), though the agency has not revealed the specific products or brand names implicated.

Still, we know from the various rounds of private testing that a huge range of very popular products that readers may have on their shelves right now have been shown to contain glyphosate. Below is a list of the specific food products that have tested positive for glyphosate, what levels were recorded, which agency ordered the testing and the date of the report. For ease of reading, we’ve grouped the products by their overall category; for instance, all beverages are listed together even though they weren’t all tested together or by the same agency.

We’ve included multiple rounds of testing commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), the Center for Environmental Health (CEH), Moms Across America (MAA). the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) and the Detox Project. We’re limiting the products mentioned to specific brand names so that potentially harmless products are not unfairly lumped in with dangerous foods.

Brand Name Amount (ppb) Type of Food Test Source
Coors Light 31 Beer CALPIRG
Tsingato 50 Beer CALPIRG
Miller Lite 30 Beer CALPIRG
Budweiser 27 Beer CALPIRG
Corona Extra 25 Beer CALPIRG
Heineken 21 Beer CALPIRG
Guinness 20 Beer CALPIRG
Stella Artois 19 Beer CALPIRG
Stella Atrois Cidre 9 Beer CALPIRG
Ace Perry Hard Cider 15 Beer CALPIRG
Fat Tire Amber Ale 11 Beer CALPIRG
Sam Adams New England IPA 11 Beer CALPIRG
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 12 Beer CALPIRG
Honey Nut Cheerios 1 oz Bowls 851 Cereal CEH
Apple Cinnamon Cheerios 1 oz bowl 304 Cereal CEH
Multi Grain Cheerios 1 oz Bowl 172 Cereal CEH
Marshmallow Mateys 1 oz Bowl 87 Cereal CEH
Original Cheerios 1125 Cereal DP
Honey Nut Cheerios 670 Cereal DP
Wheaties 31.2 Cereal DP
Trix 10 Cereal DP
Corn Flakes 79 Cereal DP
Raisin Bran 82 Cereal DP
Kashi Organic Promise 25 Cereal DP
Special K 75 Cereal DP
Frosted Flakes 73 Cereal DP
Stacy’s Simply Naked Pita Chips (Frito-Lay) 813 Chips DP
Lay’s Kettle Cooked Original 453 Chips DP
Cool Ranch Doritos 481 Chips DP
Original Fritos (100% Whole Grain) 175 Chips DP
Gluten Free Bunny Cookies Cocoa & Vanilla 55 Cookies DP
Kashi Soft-Baked Cookies, Oatmeal Dark Chocolate 276 Cookies DP
Oreo Original 289 Cookies DP
Oreo Double Stuf Chocolate Sandwich Cookies 141 Cookies DP
Oreo Double Stuf Golden Sandwich Cookies 215 Cookies DP
Lucy’s Oatmeal Cookies Gluten Free 452 Cookies DP
Ritz Crackers 270 Crackers DP
Triscuit 90 Crackers DP
Goldfish crackers original (Pepperidge Farm) 18 Crackers DP
Goldfish crackers colors 8 Crackers DP
Goldfish crackers Whole Grain 25 Crackers DP
Back to Nature Crispy Cheddar Crackers 327 Crackers DP
Whole Foods 365 Organic Golden Round Crackers 119 Crackers DP
Mueller’s Penne 60 Dry pasta EWG
Mueller’s 100% Whole Grain Penne 150 Dry pasta EWG
Harris Teeter 100% Durum Semolina Penne Rigate 60 Dry pasta EWG
Signature Select Thin Spaghetti 120 Dry pasta EWG
Barilla Whole Grain Rotini 130 Dry pasta EWG
Back to Nature Classic Granola 395 Granola EWG
Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey, Raisins & Almonds 415 Granola EWG
Back to Nature Banana Walnut Granola Clusters 133 Granola EWG
Nature Valley Granola Protein Oats ‘n Honey 195 Granola EWG
KIND Vanilla, Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds 55 Granola EWG
Cinnamon Granola 594 Granola CEH
Rockin’ola Strawberry Flavored Cereal Clusters 405 Granola CEH
Low Fat Granola with Raisins 92 Granola CEH
Oats N Honey Crunchy Granola Bar 473 Granola bar CEH
Quaker Maple & Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal 1083 Hot cereal CEH
Kirkland Signature Organic Hummus 0.86* Hummus MAA
Trader Joe’s Hummus 31* Hummus MAA
Sabra Hummus 14* Hummus MAA
Simply Balanced Organic Traditional Hummus 0.60* Hummus MAA
Sadaf Traditional Hummus 14* Hummus MAA
Sabra Organic Roasted Pine Nut Hummus 0.43* Hummus MAA
Hope Organic Spicy Avocado Hummus 1.51* Hummus MAA
Giant Instant Oatmeal, Original Flavor 760 Instant oats EWG
Quaker Dinosaur Eggs, Brown Sugar, Instant Oatmeal 700 Instant oats EWG
Great Value Original Instant Oatmeal 450 Instant oats EWG
Umpqua Oats, Maple Pecan 220 Instant oats EWG
Market Pantry Instant Oatmeal, Strawberries & Cream 320 Instant oats EWG
Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal 496 Oat Cereal EWG
Lucky Charms 315 Oat Cereal EWG
Barbara’s Multigrain Spoonfuls, Original, Cereal 320 Oat Cereal EWG
Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran 185 Oat Cereal EWG
Tropicana 26 Orange juice MAA
Minute Maid 13 Orange juice MAA
Stater Bros 5 Orange juice MAA
Signature Farms 6 Orange juice MAA
Kirkland 5 Orange juice MAA
Skippy Natural Peanut Butter Spread With Honey 12* Peanut butter MAA
KIND Oats & Honey with Toasted Coconut 60 Snack bar EWG
Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars, Oats ‘n Honey 230 Snack bar EWG
Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip granola bar 140 Snack bar EWG
Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars, Strawberry 16 Snack bar EWG
Fruity Cheerios Cereal Bar 329 Snack bar CEH
Gatorade Oatmeal Raisin Fuel Bar 200 Snack bar CEH
Appleways Oatmeal Bar 140 Snack bar CEH
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal Bar 93 Snack bar CEH
Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies 264 Snacks DP
Lipton Green Tea With Mint 110* Tea MAA
Lipton Pure Green Tea 208* Tea MAA
Kellogg’s All Bran Buds 23 Wheat Cereal EWG
General Mill’s Wheat Chex 16 Wheat Cereal EWG
Quaker Steel Cut Oats 410 Whole oats EWG
Quaker Old Fashioned Oats 930 Whole oats EWG
Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats 150 Whole oats EWG
Nature’s Path Organic Old Fashioned Organic Oats 25 Whole oats EWG
Whole Foods Bulk Bin conventional rolled oats 25 Whole oats EWG
Bob’s Red Mill Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 12.5 Whole oats EWG
Sutter Home Merlot 51 Wine CALPIRG
Beringer Founders Estates Moscato 43 Wine CALPIRG
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon 36 Wine CALPIRG
Inkarri Malbec, Cerfited Organic 5 Wine CALPIRG
Frey Organic Natural White 5 Wine CALPIRG

Notes: For some tests, we averaged results for all samples for each food product.The Moms Across America results list effective glyphosate in ng/g, while all other tests show parts per billion of glyphosate.

Resources

Check out the test results for yourself:

Environmental Working Group

Center for Environmental Health

Detox Project

Moms Across America

California Public Interest Research Group

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett is Editor-in-Chief of WeedKillerCrisis. Since 1999, he's worked across a multitude of areas of consumer protection including defective products, environmental issues, identity theft, predatory lending and more.

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