Cancer-linked chemical glyphosate found in more breakfast foods

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  • Опубліковано 25 жов 2018
  • A new study claims some popular oat-based breakfast foods marketed to children have dangerous levels of a chemical some health officials link to cancer. The non-profit Environmental Working Group says 26 samples from Quaker and General Mills products contained unsafe levels of the weed killer glyphosate. Anna Werner reports.
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  • Michael Cucco
    Michael Cucco Місяць тому

    According to dr. Seneff of M.I.T ozone and chlorine dioxide completely destroys glyphosate .

  • kennyw
    kennyw 5 місяців тому

    Of course it is, it's in the entire food chain, including our rivers and oceans. But, hey who needs rivers and oceans, right?

  • Rick Smith
    Rick Smith 6 місяців тому

    Since the release of GMO's to the unknowing public Autism, Alzheimer's and Diabetes among others have dramatically increased.

  • Good Faith
    Good Faith 6 місяців тому

    Since when is there a safe level of poison! Any questions?

  • Strange Land
    Strange Land 6 місяців тому

    CBS acknowledges "there's a debate" and hey, you can always buy an organic brand... Well if you get the food from the food bank because your poor you are not able to eat organic..

  • Sabrina angelica
    Sabrina angelica 6 місяців тому

    So now I Can't even eat breakfast ?

  • Trish Truitt
    Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому +3

    ONE OF THE BIGGEST ISSUES
    Is farmers not just using it as a weedkiller, but also using it as a drying agent, so they can harvest the crop early. That's why grains (oats, wheat, corn) and beans (including peanuts) are so high.
    NOTICE:
    - That cancer rates have escalated in step w/increased use of RoundUp and swiftly. We've gone from 1 in 9 getting cancer about 25 years ago to 1 in 3 today. That ain't genetics - that's environmental.
    - World Health Org has classified it as a probable carcinogen and at least 63 countries have either greatly restricted its use or plain outlawed it.
    RESOURCES:
    DIRTY DOZEN AND OTHER SHOPPING LISTS
    : www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary.php

    FACEBOOK GROUP: facebook.com/groups/letsbegmofree/about/

    • autojohn2000
      autojohn2000 6 місяців тому

      I recently discovered after sharing links on certain topics, that my comment does not show up if I view same vid when not logged in... I see links in comments all the time, don't know how closly monitered/censored Glyphosate absolutly used as desicant/harvest, lots of info if you dig. DICAMBA another weed killer used on food??? Not sure if it is a problem, still looking.

    • Trish Truitt
      Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому

      +autojohn2000 I know! I love peanuts too.

    • Trish Truitt
      Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому

      +autojohn2000 Wow that's scary. Do you have any references you can link to?

    • autojohn2000
      autojohn2000 6 місяців тому +1

      PEANUTS!?!?!? aw jeez, i still eat a lot of peanuts

    • autojohn2000
      autojohn2000 6 місяців тому

      I researched that claim when I found out and was shocked (I eat organic). Organic certifies that the product is not sprayed during the growing process. Product sprayed during harvest as a desicant not labled and in a health market near you. Tutorial videos from farmers show what, how, why, and concentration of the glyphosate sprayd...

  • Caroline Lato
    Caroline Lato 6 місяців тому

    ----Also one wonders about the cumulative effects --- Many folks may enjoy small amounts of Cheerios every day but over time this would amount to 'enormous amounts'. Every toddler I know loves Cheerios. It just occurred to me that In the UK 'Cheerio' is what you say when you mean 'Goodbye'. . . . ....

  • XAVI B
    XAVI B 6 місяців тому +2

    It is a win win for them, Monsanto sells u the disease and bayer sells u the cancer drug treatment

  • Norman Spurgeon
    Norman Spurgeon 6 місяців тому

    Quoting Monsanto about glyphosate safety is a complete joke, as are the "safe levels" allowed by the FDA. They have squashed hundreds of studies showing that glyphosate causes cancer. The fact that this stuff is in almost everything is a complete disaster. In this country, businessmen come before consumers. It's banned in so many countries around the world.

  • Tommy Li
    Tommy Li 6 місяців тому

    Instead of stopping glyphosate from being used. The company try to downplay it's toxicity by saying you have to eat large amounts of it. Isn't adult and children cancers way up?

  • Javier Aleman
    Javier Aleman 6 місяців тому

    They should go to prison this is not right there should not be any of this shot in our food

  • Kathy Peters
    Kathy Peters 6 місяців тому

    Oh what's a little weed killer for breakfast gonna hurt?

  • Alex Medina
    Alex Medina 6 місяців тому

    They should ban round up

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      how would you justify banning a low toxicity herbicide like roundup while still allowing organic products to be sprayed with much more toxic pesticide while being sold at higher prices and manipulating consumers into thinking less pesticides are used on such products

  • John Lopez
    John Lopez 6 місяців тому

    Boycotting their products is the only way to get them to listen .

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      that's right you need to buy organic to get salvation from the evils of glyphosate give in and have faith in organic it's your savior from the eternal evil of glyphosate.. now just ignore the fact that organic products are sprayed with pesticides much more toxic than roundup

  • omi god
    omi god 6 місяців тому

    Referring to the so-called "Environmental Working Group" as a nonprofit says literally nothing about whether they hold an anti-glyphosate bias. Furthermore, "nonprofits" are not non-revenue. They can take in a great deal of money from sponsors who want to see a particular result. I do not place any value on the results they publish, nor should you.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea the EWG is basically just a shell corporation used by the organics industry to push their bias crap while trying to hide the fact that a multi billion dollar industry is behind them..

  • L3AP
    L3AP 6 місяців тому +2

    It doesn't help at all the fact that glyphosate is also applied to aid in the drying of seeds once they're stored

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea because high moisture content leading to fungal growth and highly toxic mycotoxin contamination is great

  • Seph Callaway
    Seph Callaway 6 місяців тому +6

    The fact that we are talking about eating “ridiculous amounts” of either General Mills or Quaker Oat products causing cancer is testament to the fact that the U.S. is incapable of growing healthy foods for its citizens. It’s unethical to allow these companies to sell any product causing cancer regardless of anyone eating “ridiculous amounts” of any product.

    • Caroline Lato
      Caroline Lato 6 місяців тому

      That is so true, Seph Callaway. ----Also one wonders about the cumulative effects --- Many folks may enjoy small amounts of Cheerios every day but over time this would amount to 'enormous amounts'. Every toddler I know loves Cheerios. In the UK 'Cheerio' is what you say when you mean 'Goodbye'. . . . ....

  • omi god
    omi god 6 місяців тому

    *FIRST PROVE THE STUFF IS HARMFUL IN THE AMOUNTS FOUND.* *STOP TRYING TO SCARE PEOPLE FOR NO REASON.*

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      but the organics industry is paying the dying platform that is MSM massive amounts of money to keep them going

  • omi god
    omi god 6 місяців тому +1

    Please note - none of this guy's criticism is based on actual, you know - SCIENCE. Glyphosate has never been shown to cause cancer in humans at the levels found in any of our foods. If you handle the stuff in industrial quantities, yes, you should take precautions, but you can go ahead and eat the oatmeal. THE DOSE MAKES THE POISON.

    • Andrew J
      Andrew J 6 місяців тому

      +omi god Do a google on glyphosate and manganese you will get results on the NIH website. Simple old google you ignoramus.

    • omi god
      omi god 6 місяців тому

      +Andrew J I say you're full of BS. What evidence do you have that glyphosate has an effect on the nutritional content of food? Further, please point to the cases of cancer caused by glyphosate consumption. Since the product is used around the world, I would expect to see dramatic evidence of its deleterious effects. Where are these deleterious effects in evidence?

    • Andrew J
      Andrew J 6 місяців тому

      Even if we can believe Monsanto studies the company itself tells us that the mechanism for action is the inhibition of the shikimate pathway that we know leads to negative changes in the plant istelf and also the nutrition capabilities of the plant. More importantly it affects the probiotic bacteria in humans. it could also to some extent lead to mitochondrial changes since mitochondria are remnants of a bacteria that humans incorporated into our cells millions of years ago. so why ingest such a nasty chemical? I rather pay a little more for food.

  • Ryvucz
    Ryvucz 6 місяців тому +1

    And now anything "organic" will have a price increase.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea because people are completely ignorant of the fact that organics products are sprayed with much higher toxicity pesticides than glyphosate

  • Blessed fromabove77 Daughter of The King.
    Blessed fromabove77 Daughter of The King. 6 місяців тому

    Wow..

  • David Lafleche
    David Lafleche 6 місяців тому +1

    The strangest thing about cereal is that, when I eat it, the stuff knocks me out! It feels like I took codeine or something. No other food ever did that, just cereal. I never realized this until I was older, but it does explain why I was always groggy in school. I'll never eat cereal again!

  • Abenormal B
    Abenormal B 6 місяців тому +2

    And I thought the worse thing in breakfast cereal was the sugar. Man, was I wrong.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea don't worry about having a healthy well balanced diet just fear a low toxicity herbicide buy into organci marketing cons and ignore the fact organic production uses much more toxic pesticides than roundup

  • Abenormal B
    Abenormal B 6 місяців тому +4

    I still see people believe glyphosate is safe for humans. Ok, then let's mix a batch ( not pure ) to be sprayed for your
    weeds, a relatively weak mixture. Now, let's spray that on your bare arms, legs, feet. Leave it on a little while, then rinse it off. Not willing to do that? Why not? You said it's not harmful to humans, didn't you?

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      can i cover you in oven cleaner

  • GYU LKRCA
    GYU LKRCA 6 місяців тому +1

    No one cares abour there health. There are dozens of reports on the news about chemicals in processed. Weve heard it a million times but no one cares.

  • P2Feener 305
    P2Feener 305 6 місяців тому +3

    #1: I would to know how I can tell if the cereal I’m feeding my child has glyphosate? (Does it just say it on the nutritional facts)
    #2: why isn’t this talked about more then stupid celebrities and athletes kneeling?
    #3: glyphosate has been tested and is known to be safe but marijuana has been around since the begging of time and they still say they don’t know enough to say if it’s safe.
    I don’t understand how these things are legal, it’s really scary that the same people (government) who say this is safe to eat are the same people that say...hey if your not wearing your seat belt we will give you an expensive ticket..because we care about your safety....yea right give me a break...the more time passes and the smoke clears you realize the government just want to get rid of us.

  • TheAureliac
    TheAureliac 6 місяців тому

    CBS gave much more airtime to the manufacturers than to the scientists in this story. What else is new? This show is a wasteland.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      where did they give anytime to scientist calling out the organics industry propaganda

  • Don K
    Don K 6 місяців тому

    LOLOLOLOLOL!!! What a vappidly ignorant report. These "News reporters" fried their moronic brains from the microwaves of their over used cellphones.

  • Wow Lizzy
    Wow Lizzy 6 місяців тому +1

    Well damn even “healthy foods” have cancer now 🙃

  • Water Well
    Water Well 6 місяців тому +11

    IT'S POISON!!! What part don't you get??? Even in small amounts! Here, take your daily poison, after all, it's only a little. Just got schmoozed by the lady in red.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      so higher toxicity pesticides used in organic production are safe then?

  • Franco COMMON SENSE
    Franco COMMON SENSE 6 місяців тому

    The puppets you idiots vote for allow these toxic foods go unlabeled, along with the media covering it up. Genuinely surprised this was allowed to be put out to the public. RT has been reporting on all this years ago

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      what about the fact that organic products are sprayed with much more toxic pesticides than roundup yet they market their products as your only salvation to evil toxic pesticides like roundup

  • dsndicmsa
    dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

    wow so strange how each time another ruling is handed down in the organics industry funded dewayne johnson case another one of this parrotings of unfounded claims is release to the media and they lap it right up.... almost as if all the media dose now days is plug crap

  • Shanchan
    Shanchan 6 місяців тому +1

    I guess the store brand is looking pretty good now.....

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      bahahahhahahahahahahaha na organic is of curse your only true salvation from the evil glyphosate

  • Darrell Simmons
    Darrell Simmons 6 місяців тому +4

    Of course products are safe to eat when you're selling them, Quaker wants your cash. Remember when Marlboro cigarettes were supposedly harmless? Same cigarette today as then, what happened?

  • Hot Nazi Death
    Hot Nazi Death 6 місяців тому

    Remember when they said don't eat eggs?

    • gustina242
      gustina242 6 місяців тому

      Go get ran over by a car you ANTIFAggot

  • Superstar Golds
    Superstar Golds 6 місяців тому

    If you really want to know what's going on in this world and want hope and assurance then please subscribe to this channel dockidds on you tube please spread this channel to others so they can see it too.

  • fried spaghetti
    fried spaghetti 6 місяців тому +3

    Quaker Oats and General Mills, what a surprise, thank you.

  • the aussie
    the aussie 6 місяців тому +2

    Not my lucky charms

  • the aussie
    the aussie 6 місяців тому +5

    What doesn't have cancer

  • Michael Langley
    Michael Langley 6 місяців тому +2

    good thing i don't eat breakfast.

    • Luis Grados
      Luis Grados 6 місяців тому

      +dsndicmsa its call fasting. It promotes autophagy. You should try it sometime.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea that's a much healthier approach lolz out the door without breakfast grab some crap at a truck stop somewhere

  • RoyalOutcast
    RoyalOutcast 6 місяців тому +4

    It’s also in poptarts. Hence why so many kids die from cancer.

  • Eduardo Gushiken
    Eduardo Gushiken 6 місяців тому +10

    Cereal Killers

  • Crazywaffle5150
    Crazywaffle5150 6 місяців тому +3

    Are you kidding me?

  • Michael Bond
    Michael Bond 6 місяців тому +6

    The Company follows the rules? Rule 1:- Profit must always come before everything!

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      that's the organics industry for you.. they don't care if targeting and demonizing a low toxicity pesticide while they use much higher toxicity pesticide distracts from actual sustainability in food production issues and actually toxic pesticides that need to be better regulated ... they can manipulate people into fearing food products and push more people to buy their crap

  • smallfaucet
    smallfaucet 6 місяців тому +11

    This was pretty worthless without lists.

    • Trish Truitt
      Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому

      Download EWGs dirty dozen for produce and subscribe to their news alerts.
      www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty-dozen.php

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому +1

      basically fear all food products everything is evil monsanto glyphosate gmo toxic organic marketing cons and their lovely higher profit margins are your only salvation buy them ignore the fact they use much more toxic pesticides than glyphosate in organic production

    • fried spaghetti
      fried spaghetti 6 місяців тому +2

      smallfaucet, just avoid Quaker Oats and General Mills products for starters

  • Josue Rico
    Josue Rico 6 місяців тому +11

    New Monsanto Flakes. Now with 10% more glyphosate. Whatever happened to transparency in food products? If it contains a chemical it should be labeled how much it contains.

    • Trish Truitt
      Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому

      $$$$ Money happened...

    • Josue Rico
      Josue Rico 6 місяців тому

      dsndicmsa if an ‘organic’ crop contains pesticides or gmo’s then it should be stated as well. I want to know if I’m eating poison, why don’t you?

    • Josue Rico
      Josue Rico 6 місяців тому

      dsndicmsa you are using a straw man because your belief doesn’t have any substance

    • Josue Rico
      Josue Rico 6 місяців тому

      dsndicmsa I guess you think you have an inherent right to put cancer causing chemicals in peoples food without telling them.

    • Josue Rico
      Josue Rico 6 місяців тому

      dsndicmsa I know your use to having people force things in your mouth but do not try to say what you think I said

  • Not Rafael
    Not Rafael 6 місяців тому +3

    Population control at its best

    • Not Rafael
      Not Rafael 6 місяців тому +1

      +dsndicmsa naw, my delusional thoughts are much more fun than eating cereal poison

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      +Not Rafael lol not as fun as your delusional conspritard rants I'm sure.... Do you often find people's eyes roll over when you start ranting about secret evil population control plots....

    • Not Rafael
      Not Rafael 6 місяців тому

      You must be fun at parties

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      ... so nothing at all on how a pesticide much less toxic than most pesticides used in organic production is some secret evil population control means through mass killings.... sorry if you have a problem with me using dry satire to ridicule your paranoid delusions

    • Not Rafael
      Not Rafael 6 місяців тому

      Cool beans bro

  • Paul Shutt
    Paul Shutt 6 місяців тому +16

    Any chemicals in food have to be bad, no matter the amount. This is madness

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      +Fermion Physics -- i think even chemistry for 5 year olds would be too advanced for them

    • Fermion Physics
      Fermion Physics 6 місяців тому

      Paul Shutt go pick up a chemistry book. I recommend “Chemistry for 5 year olds”.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому +1

      .... umm matter is made of chemicals.... and yea you would die if you wanted to try to survive on pure void.. i think suffocation would be your first problem

    • Space Monkey
      Space Monkey 6 місяців тому

      LOL, I have lots of Carbon in my rice and lots of C6H12O6 in my coffee

  • Hans Oconner
    Hans Oconner 6 місяців тому +8

    The company says the chemical is safe....😂😂😂

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      the organics industry funded seralini study proved it showing rats given high levels of roundup in drinking water had longer survival on than the control group

  • Amenhotep The Third
    Amenhotep The Third 6 місяців тому +19

    Force these people to clean up their act. Watch how quickly they change if people don't buy. That's what poor regulations gets you. Monsanto are gambling that they'll make enough money to pay off the eventual class actions (or continue to but congress). Lucky for me, I don't eat that rubbish. No US food products here please. 🇬🇧🤔

    • fried spaghetti
      fried spaghetti 6 місяців тому

      Amenhotep The Third, presumably Weetabix is safe?

  • AR T
    AR T 6 місяців тому +3

    California World News.

  • Rebuilt Gearbox
    Rebuilt Gearbox 6 місяців тому +3

    Is Glyphosate in Spaghettios? My favorite breakfast.

    • Dank Dank
      Dank Dank 6 місяців тому +1

      The only real risk with canned foods is botulism and that's pretty rare, If you see a dent in the can and it's protruding outward then throw it away it's not good! Also it's loaded with high amounts of sodium so make sure you drink a lot of water afterwards!

  • TheJuggalo509
    TheJuggalo509 6 місяців тому +6

    GMOs watching Grove Corporation cash flow what's going mind control monsanto's herbicides is homicide

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      lol was that meant to make sense?

  • Toonami30
    Toonami30 6 місяців тому +8

    Guess I will be careful about what I eat for breakfast for a while.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      yea fear the glyphosate buy organic marketing cons only ignore the fact they use much more toxic pesticides

  • John Curran
    John Curran 6 місяців тому +16

    Also found in vaccines. You won't hear that report.

    • Trish Truitt
      Trish Truitt 6 місяців тому

      +Jenn Blitzer Sorry to report - John Curran is correct. Vaccines are grown in protein cultures and they - like our food supply are contaminated. All but one in fact. Here are two videos with more info. This explains a lot. BTW: I'm not an anti-vaxer. I believe in vaccines. However, that's assuming they're clean and free of weedkiller.

      How Long Have Vaccines Been Tainted with Monsanto's Roundup?
      uaclips.com/video/_Ax5eWTD4Cg/відео.html

      Anthony Samsel on Vaccines contaminated with Glyphosate
      uaclips.com/video/k33iFXHlOnY/відео.html

    • John Curran
      John Curran 6 місяців тому +1

      I feel sorry for you. Hopefully you learn to let go of that anger you hold onto.

    • Jenn Blitzer
      Jenn Blitzer 6 місяців тому

      John Curran dipshit no it isn’t.

  • Angel Rose
    Angel Rose 6 місяців тому +23

    That awkward moment when people need to apologize to all those people who wanted labeling but didn't believe them.....

    • Angel Rose
      Angel Rose 6 місяців тому

      +dsndicmsa : Are you sure what you're actually commenting on? This is about food... not people. Oi.....

    • Angel Rose
      Angel Rose 6 місяців тому

      +omi god : That is the most uneducated response I believe I have ever heard.

    • dsndicmsa
      dsndicmsa 6 місяців тому

      +omi god
      -- these morons think they can just demand something be singled out an labeled and don't get what discrimination is

    • omi god
      omi god 6 місяців тому

      "Labeling" is an issue regarding GMO-content foods. How does that have anything to do with glyphosate?

  • Wamuyu Gatheru
    Wamuyu Gatheru 6 місяців тому +1

    Are these big CBS big sponsors? The legal reporter is on

  • Rhetorical Amusement
    Rhetorical Amusement 6 місяців тому +2

    More research on natrual benefits

  • Reduced Lunch Ent
    Reduced Lunch Ent 6 місяців тому +27

    Is this chemical that is in Round Up? I saw a law suit against Round Up for it supposedly causing cancer

    • Karlton est
      Karlton est 6 місяців тому +1

      The lawsuit was for someone who actually worked with the actual chemicals (spraying it on all the plants). It's not from infinitesimally small trace amounts in cereal. By the way, there is literally radiation from Fukushima and nuclear testings falling all over the globe at all times in very small amounts and you don't seem to mind. There's always some small amount of chemicals/etc. in everything. It's not possible to not have that.

      That being said, if you don't want Roundup, stop eating grains, fruits and vegetables. They're completely unnatural foods and full of pesticides and herbicides.

    • Jaden Maze
      Jaden Maze 6 місяців тому

      Round Up does not cause cancer. The main ingredient is glyphosate, however glyphosate is less toxic than table salt. Buying organic products will not solve anything. There's no way they keep organic foods that good for that long, the have got to be putting something on it. Listen to what they study says in the video. They said that it was a probable carcinogen, not that it was. They have no proof. They are just like other people, spreading misinformation that sparks fear in consumers for no reason. Do not make assumptions like this without doing proper research from unbiased websites. We as farmers take pride in growing food for the American people, so you really think we are going to expose ourselves and our children to unsafe chemicals?

    • omi god
      omi god 6 місяців тому +1

      +Bryt25 High fructose corn syrup isn't what causes obesity. Eating too much food causes obesity. Obesity doesn't just "happen" to you. You have to do it to YOURSELF.

    • omi god
      omi god 6 місяців тому +1

      +Paula Your notion that people are getting cancer from the chemicals in our food is ridiculous. If you want to know why cancer rates are increasing, take a look at your bathroom scale. If you are an American, the odds are very good that you are obese. The rise in American cancer rates exactly matches the rise in obesity. We are not being made fat against our will - we are greedy swine who cannot control our own desires. In societies around the world, increased wealth equates to increased obesity, and the cancer rates move up right along with our waistlines.
      People live longer today as well - cancer is a disease most commonly associated with older people. More older people = more cancer diagnoses. The percent of Americans over 65 is the fastest growing group of Americans, and so the cancer rate is higher. Fat people are fat either because they WANT to be fat, or because they just don't care about their lives. No one gets fat accidentally or from a virus. It isn't a disease, like chicken pox.

    • Sarah R
      Sarah R 6 місяців тому

      +omi god Not so in European farms.