Popular Beers That Contain Traces Of Weed Killer
Unless you're trying to prevent dandelions from growing in your stomach, a recent study might concern you. All kidding aside, it's quite alarming to know that traces of the active ingredient found in 'Roundup!' was also found in some of the most popular beers and wines.
According to a story published on the Times Union website, Glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Roundup and has been linked to cancer, has been found in a number of popular beers.
The TU article states that the U.S. Public Interest Research Group tested 20 alcoholic beverages, and found small traces of the pesticide that is believed to be a human carcinogen.
While the amounts of glyphosate found per drink were below the EPA's risk tolerance, the author of the report says the findings were concerning given the health risk associated with the ingredient.
Considering that 95% of the beers and or wine tested showed traces of Glyphosate, it appears to be difficult to avoid. Drink em' if you got em', but don't say you weren't warned.