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Weed Killer Chemical Found In Some Popular Cereals, Granola

Posted at 9:50 AM, Aug 16, 2018

(NBC News)- Some types of oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars are found to contain higher levels of a chemical found in the weed killer Roundup than what the environmental working group considers safe.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental organization that specializes in research and advocacy, conducted a study on 29 oat-based foods. 

It found that all but five contained what is called potentially dangerous amounts of the main ingredient in Roundup, a weed-killing product. Some recalls have been instigated as a result

To view the full study, click here

RECALLED ITEMS:

Back to Nature Classic Granola

Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey, Raisin and Almonds

Nature Valley Granola Protein Oats ‘n Honey

Giant Instant Oatmeal Original Flavor

Quaker Dinosaur Eggs, Brown Sugar, Instant Oatmeal

Great Value Original Instant Oatmeal

Umpqua Oats, Maple Pecan

Market Pantry Instant Oatmeal, Strawberries & Cream*

Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal

Lucky Charms (without marshmallows)

Barbara’s Multigrain Spoonfuls, Original, Cereal

Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran oat cereal*

Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars, Oats ‘n Honey

Quaker Steel Cut Oats

Quaker Old Fashioned Oats

Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats*

Back to Nature Banana Walnut Granola Clusters

KIND Vanilla, Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds

Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars, Strawberry

Nature’s Path Organic Old Fashioned Organic Oats

Whole Foods Bulk Bin conventional rolled oats

Bob’s Red Mill Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats

Nature’s Path Organic Honey Almond granola

Simple Truth Organic Instant Oatmeal, Original

Kashi Heart to Heart Organic Honey Toasted cereal

Cascadian Farm Organic Harvest Berry, granola bar

365 Organic Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats