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Traces of Weedkiller Found in Popular Ice Cream Brand

When you get that craving for good ice cream, you might be just like me and head to the brand that will satisfy your craving… Ben & Jerry’s. You can find their ice cream all over the country in grocery stores, drug stores and convenience stores ready for your eating pleasure. An article in the New York Times has recently revealed that there are traces of weedkiller in certain lines of Ben & Jerry’s ice creams. Amounts of glyphosate, which is an herbicide used in the popular weedkiller, Roundup, was found in 10 out of 11 samples.

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Flavors include traces of weedkiller are:

Vanilla (2 samples) 0.05-0.25
Half Baked 0.05-0.25
Americone Dream 0.05-0.25
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 0.05-0.25
Phish Food 0.42
The Tonight Dough 0.42
Peanut Butter Cup 0.57
Peanut Butter Cookie 0.91
Chocolate Fudge Brownie 1.74

The amounts show the traces in parts per billion.


With this news of weedkiller being found in what could be your favorite flavor of ice cream of Ben & Jerry’s, the question has to be asked… Will you be eating it again?

Source: New York Times


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