Glyphosate is a potent, broad-spectrum antibiotic used widely around the world, most notably in the common weedkiller RoundUp. While links between glyphosate exposure and cancer and other health conditions are controversial, the International Agency for Research on Cancer stands by its decision to label glyphosate a probable carcinogen.

The bad news is that glyphosate shows up in many everyday foods. The good news is that there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.

Watch the video below to find out how:

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3 thoughts on “How to Avoid Exposure to Glyphosate, the World’s Most Common Weedkiller

  1. I don’t believe that Glyphosate is an antibiotic, as you say in the first sentence of this article.

    1. Glyphosate is classified as an antibiotic because of its effectiveness at killing bacteria and plants. It does this by not allowing the plants its sprayed on to synthesize the necessary amino acids it needs to create to live. Bacteria dies because it disrupts cell well integrity and doesn’t allow it to survive. It makes the soil sterile in some cases leading to less nutrient rich soil and in turn produce that is devoid of vital substance.

  2. Glyphosate meets the classic definition of an antibiotic. There is plenty of evidence. The real damage is done in your gut when we eat glyphosate contaminated foods. The gut biome is the foundation of our immune system and keeps us alive. If spraying continues at the present rate eventually everything we eat will contain glyphosate. The consequences of this in health terms will be catastrophic.

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