The average American consumes about 2.7 gallons of orange juice per year since 2015 according to the USDA food statistics. OJ is rich in vitamin C, fiber, and contains antioxidants that help protect and nourish the skin among many other benefits but according to grassroots non-profit Moms Across America, that may also be a toxic cocktail that is slowly killing Americans every morning.
The study was conducted using two samples from the five major juice producers – Tropicana, Minute Maid, Stater Bros, Signature Farms, Signature Farms and Kirkland.
The chemical was deemed a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer in March 2015, was found in amounts ranging from 4.43 parts per billion to 26.05 ppb by the group’s tests. The controversial chemical is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup product used to selectively kill weeds by farmers manufactured by Monsanto, and 750 other brands of glyphosate-based herbicides.
Moms Across America’s stated that as little as 0.1 ppb of glyphosate is capable of destroying beneficial bacteria in the stomach. Further, repeated exposure to glyphosate is capable of weakening the immune system and potentially leading to a host of health problems down the road…..More Here