Mount Pleasant, SC—White Leaf Provisions is now certified Glyphosate Residue Free, making it the first shelf-stable glyphosate-free baby food line in the United States, according to a press release.
Glyphosate is the world’s most-used weed killer, and, according to the World Health Organization, a probable human carcinogen.
The Detox Project encourages transparency in the food and supplement industries. Its Glyphosate Residue Free certification requires products to have no glyphosate residues down to government-recognized limits of detection for food samples, and lower levels than default government Maximum Residue Limits in the European Union and Japan, the strictest residue limits in the world.
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Meghan Rowe, CEO of White Leaf Provisions, said in the release: “We are happy that groups like The Detox Project exist to shed light on the dangers of Glyphosate and have the ability to offer consumers peace of mind via their certification process. We as parents, and also as food business owners, play a big role in terms of developing healthy and safe eating habits for kids. We see growing concerns surrounding the effects of Glyphosate exposure, and we wanted to offer parents some peace of mind by partnering with the Detox Project.”
Keith Rowe, Co-Founder of White Leaf Provisions, added: “We are seeing more and more parents research and demand more purity and transparency in the food choices for their little ones. We build upon organic and GMO-free requirements by sourcing ingredients that are regeneratively farmed. The goal of biodynamic farmers is to not only avoid harming the environment, as is the case with organic agriculture, but to go beyond organic requirements to regenerate the land and farm, create a diversified and balanced ecosystem in a holistic manner.”