This is big news. A federal jury unanimously finds that Monsanto (now Bayer) is liable for damages for failing to warn Roundup weed killer causes cancer - and has awarded $80 million in damages. The case was filed by a 70-year old California man who claimed repeated use of Roundup was a substantial factor in causing his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This is one more big blow to Monsanto and one step closer to getting this cancerous weed killer BANNED.
Despite the risk – Roundup is used on ~80% food crops, parks, playgrounds, and by homeowners everywhere. It is now so rampant in our environment that it has been found in honey, cereals, meat, drinking water, breast milk, infant formula, chips, cookies, crackers, oatmeal… the list goes on.
I put together a free guide to show you how to protect yourself from Roundup in your food, because it is in most of it! Find the free guide here and please share it with your loved ones.
- Choose certified organic food. Roundup is prohibited on organic crops. Although contamination is a real threat, the levels found on organic foods are minimal compared to what's been found on conventional foods. It's been shown that people who eat organic foods have less glyphosate and fewer synthetic pesticides in their system.
- Eat locally grown whole foods. This goes along with the first tip, after you choose organic, it's even better if those organic foods are locally grown, "whole", and unprocessed. Many ingredients that go into processed convenience foods travel long distances (sometimes internationally) and may come into contact with conventional ingredients along the supply chain, which can then contaminate those organic ingredients. Simply put, the greater amount of distance and processing those ingredients go through, the greater the risk of contamination.
- Grow your own food. It's not feasible for most of us to grow everything we eat, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't start a garden. Choose a few items that you buy every week to start with. Love kale, spinach, and leafy greens? They're easy to grow. Spend a lot on fresh basil? Herbs are some of the easiest things to start with and take very little room. Just start small and work your way up each year to more produce.
- Eat at home. Instead of going to a restaurant where you have no idea where the food comes from, it's always safest to cook at home with organic ingredients you pick out yourself. Remember that even most farm-to-table and vegan restaurants are not using 100% organic ingredients – if any at all. Even better, cooking at home allows you to use organic produce you grow yourself.
For a detailed analysis of where Roundup has been found in our food and its health risks, pick up a copy of my new book, Feeding You Lies (currently 40% on Amazon). This book is already changing so many lives because it contains cutting edge information on how to protect yourself from Big Food and chemical companies who are putting their profits over people.
What do you think it will take to finally get Roundup banned?
Have an incredible weekend!
P.S. In case you missed it - yesterday I published a brand new investigation into the blatant lies on product packages (some information found in my book). It's SHAMEFUL what some companies are getting away with. Read the brand new investigation here.
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