Urgent Health Warning Issued To Beer Drinkers

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Scientific research group US PIRG has conducted a study that tested five wines and 15 beers for glyphosate which is a popular herbicide used in the ‘Roundup ‘ chemicals used for killing weeds.

Public-interest advocacy group US PIRG conducted a study in which it tested five wines and 15 beers, including organic ones, for glyphosate, and the herbicide was detected in all but one of the beverages sampled. The results for each of the 15 beers sampled are seen above

The Beer brands that were tested are: Coors Light, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Corona, Heineken, Guinness, Stella Artois, New Belgium, Sierra Nevada and Samuel Adams.

   

Traces of a controversial herbicide glyphosate, an ingredient in Roundup weed killer, have been detected in a number of leading beer and wine brands, a new report claims (file photo)

The Wine brands that were tested are: Beringer, Sutter Home, Barefoot, Inkarri and Frey Vineyards. The cancer causing Glyphosate was detected in 19 of the 20 beverages tested.

PIRG told USA TODAY:
‘The levels of glyphosate we found are not necessarily dangerous, but are still concerning given the potential health risks,’