What if Glyphosate sprayed on cotton which is then absorbed by peanuts (when the crop is rotated) causes peanut allergies? There was a spike in peanut allergies when they were first introduced.
In our latest blog post, we discuss some of the leading theories surrounding the rise in food allergies and intolerances. In the past two decades, food allergies have skyrocketed. Today, 1 in 13 kids has a food allergy, leaving many dumbfounded and searching for answers. One of the prevailing theories is the rise of chemicals in our food system.
In addition to being the recent subject of a class action lawsuit based on evidence linking this common weed killer to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, it has also been tied to celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, is not only considered largely responsible for decimating the nation’s monarch butterfly population, but has also been shown to cause gut dysbiosis and harm the small intestine, which scientists are saying may explain the rise in celiac disease and gluten intolerance.