Want to drink some cancerous Roundup? Try some California wine…

Glyphosate found in 100% of California wines tested, even in some labeled as organic

In a recent project, an individual and Moms Across America supporter sent ten wines, including organic and biodynamic, to be tested for glyphosate based herbicides…

On March 16th, 2016 Moms Across America received results from an anonymous supporter which commissioned Microbe Inotech Lab of St.Louis, Missouri that showed all ten of the wines tested positive for the chemical glyphosate, the declared “active” ingredient in Roundup weed killer and 700 other glyphosate ­based herbicides. The highest level of glyphosate detected was up to 28.4 times higher than the other wines at 18.74 ppb from a 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon from a conventional, chemically farmed vineyard. The lowest level was from a bio dynamic and organic vineyard, 2013 Syrah, which has never been sprayed according to the owner, with a level of .659 ppb. An organic wine from 2012 mixed red wine grapes, had 0.913 ppb of glyphosate.

More information
  • Widespread Contamination of Glyphosate Weedkiller in California Wine, MomsAcrossAmerica report, March 24th, 2016.
  • How Do Glyphosate Based Herbicides Contaminate Crops?, MomsAcrossAmerica, APRIL 01, 2016.
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