• LIST: Study says these breakfast bars, cereals contain weed killer

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    A new report released Tuesday said a chemical herbicide found in weed killer was discovered in breakfast cereals and snack bars.

    RELATED: Weed killer found in more breakfast cereals, snack bars, report says

    The Environmental Working Group said nearly all 28 products tested had glyphosate, above the group's benchmark.  That's the chemical found in the weed killer Roundup.

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    The chemical was found in these foods, according to the study: 

    Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey & Almonds

    Quaker Instant Oatmeal Cinnamon & Spice

    Quaker Instant Oatmeal Apples & Cinnamon

    Quaker Real Medleys Super Grains Banana Walnut

    Quaker Overnight Oats Raisin Walnut & Honey Heaven

    Quaker Overnight Oats Unsweetened with Chia Seeds

    Quaker Oatmeal Squares Brown Sugar

    Quaker Oatmeal Squares Honey Nut

    Apple Cinnamon Cheerios

    Very Berry Cheerios

    Chocolate Cheerios

    Frosted Cheerios

    Fruity Cheerios

    Honey Nut Cheerios

    Cheerios Oat Crunch Cinnamon

    Quaker Chewy S’mores

    Quaker Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

    Quaker Breakfast Squares Soft Baked Bars Peanut Butter

    Quaker Breakfast Flats Crispy Snack Bars Cranberry Almond

    In a statement to CNN, General Mills officials said, “The extremely low levels of pesticide residue cited in recent news reports is a tiny fraction of the amount the government allows.”

    This is the second study of food items. Earlier this year, the first study had similar results and found that more than 30 oat-based foods contained the same chemical.


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