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Glyphosate-free certification debuts—and brands jump on board

Glyphosate-free certification debuts—and brands jump on board

The Detox Project’s fledgling certification program tests raw ingredients and finished products for glyphosate residue. Source: www.newhope.com In addition to ski areas, leaf peeping-perfect trails and maple syrup tastings (we hope that’s a thing), one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vermont is the Ben & Jerry’s...

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Is “glyphosate-free” the latest must-have seal for food brands?

Is “glyphosate-free” the latest must-have seal for food brands?

Ben & Jerry’s made headlines last week when their flavor guru revealed they were playing around with kombucha ice cream, but they also dominated the news for a less-than-sweet reason: Traces of the herbicide glyphosate were found in several of their flavors. Um, yikes. Is “glyphosate-free” the latest must-have seal for...

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New Glyphosate Free Certification Debuts in Food Industry

New Glyphosate Free Certification Debuts in Food Industry

Citing gaps in existing organic certification criteria, the founders of the Detox Project—a consumer advocacy group–have launched a new Glyphosate Residue Free  (GRF) seal for food makers concerned about the toxicity of the widely used herbicide. Henry Rowlands, editor of the Sustainable Pulse newsletter and founder of the Detox...

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Look For “Glyphosate Residue Free” Certification

Look For “Glyphosate Residue Free” Certification

Americans need fewer pesticides sprayed on their food, not more. And recently, a special food certification has launched from The Detox Project to help you determine if your groceries are free of the most common pesticide, glyphosate. The Detox Project has just launched a program that will test the food on your supermarket shelves to...

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