Health campaigners have reacted with disappointment after new scientific analysis concluded that the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) claim that glyphosate is not genotoxic cannot be justified on the basis of manufacturers’ studies.
General Mills is the latest major CPG company to be targeted with class action lawsuits alleging it misrepresented the oats used in selected Nature Valley bars and snacks as ‘100% natural’ because they contain trace levels of pesticide residue (glyphosate).
A report from lobby group Pesticide Action Network (PAN UK) claims nearly two thirds of UK bread tested between 2000 and 2013 contained pesticide residues, but DEFRA says there is no threat to human health.
An extensive analysis of foodstuffs carried out in association with
the National Food Agency of Finland reveals that there are still
high levels of pesticide residue in plant origin foodstuffs and
that a significant number exceed...
Applied Biosystems, the UK-based provider of testing and analysis
systems for bacteria, has supplied Dr Specht & Partner Chemical
Laboratories with an API 4000 LC/MS/MS System to work alongside two
existing API 2000 LC/MS/MS Systems...