YOUR BREAKFAST MAY BE KILLING YOU
Quaker Oats is popular cereal which is used by many people for breakfast. But, according to a lawsuit by lawyer Lewis Daly that comes from Brooklyn, New York this cereal may be detrimental to your overall
In his state, Lewis declared that Quaker Oats contain high carcinogenic compound which is known as glyphosate – classified as dangerous for human consumption.
It is believed that this brand contains traces of glyphosate after few tests.
Federal District Courts of California and New York, received a lawsuit which is seeking answers by the company for using glyphosate in oatmeal.
For this company it is known that its products are completely natural but Daly and other consumers like him thing that this state is false and is misunderstood by the advertising.
Glyphosate is compound which is an herbicide, mostly used in the eliminating of weeds and often ingredient in weed treatment products like Ortho and Roundup.
Daly argues that the company should not give false information to its costumers which of course want 100% natural oats that their oatmeal products are natural.
On the other hand, PepsiCo which are owners of the Quaker Oats brand, declare that their products are completely natural and pass through natural processes which includes also process of cleaning which eliminates the large quantities of the herbicide.
In the end, the further testing revealed that Quaker Oats comprises of glyphosate, about 4% of the permissible level and the oatmeal is below the minimum level which is prescribed by EPA.