Quaker Oats sued for use of glyphosate in ‘100% natural’ products

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Quaker Oats is facing a new lawsuit following private tests that found trace amounts of the herbicide glyphosate on the company’s products. Thus, plaintiffs argue, the company employs false marketing tactics in claiming its products are “100% natural.”

lawsuit seeking class-action status was filed in Federal District Courts in New York and California claiming that statements made by Quakers Oats about its products are misleading.

“Defendant aggressively advertises and promotes its oatmeal products as ‘100% Natural,’ and claims its oats are grown using ‘eco-friendly’ methods that pose ‘less risk of pollutants and groundwater pollution,’” the lawsuit says. “These claims are false, deceptive, and misleading.”

The suit says Quaker Oats also uses the herbicide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup…

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