At least 21 cereals contain cancer-linked weed-killing chemical, study reveals

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At least 21 cereals contain weed killer chemical: Chemical blamed for Roundup cancers found in Cheerios, Nature Valley and Fiber One products New Environmental Working Group study found glysophate in at least 21 cereals The chemical has been blamed for cancers in several US court cases and is considered a 'probably carcinogen' by the World Health Organization  Glysophate was found in cereals, snack bars and granola made by Cheerios, Nature Valley and Fiber One 

By Natalie Rahhal Deputy Health Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 23:20 BST, 12 June 2019 | Updated: 23:20 BST, 12 June 2019

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At least 21 cereals, snack bars and granolas made by Cheerios, Nature Valley and Fiber One contain glysophate, a new study reveals. 

Glysophate is the chemical in Bayer-Monsanto's blockbuster weedkiller, Roundup, that has been linked to scores of cancers across the US. 

Scientists at the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found the ingredient in oat-based cereals made by General Mills and Fiber One at levels above what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers safe. 

Some of the cereals had more than five times the EPA's 160 parts per billion of glysophate, EWG warned.  

Popular Honey Nut Cheerios were among the 21 cereals found to contain the cancer-linked chemical glysophate, according to a new report

Popular Honey Nut Cheerios were among the 21 cereals found to contain the cancer-linked chemical glysophate, according to a new report 

Glysophate has been classified as a

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