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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2019, 01:37:10 PM »
The alcohol in beer and wine is also a known carcinogen.
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2019, 01:41:02 PM »
The alcohol in beer and wine is also a known carcinogen.
So is diacetyl,  and probably everything else.
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2019, 01:58:08 PM »
The alcohol in beer and wine is also a known carcinogen.
So is diacetyl,  and probably everything else.
And we still drink beer! Cheers.
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2019, 02:04:35 PM »
The alcohol in beer and wine is also a known carcinogen.
So is diacetyl,  and probably everything else.
And we still drink beer! Cheers.
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2019, 04:31:31 PM »
If you were to quit eating and drinking everything that contains traces of various contaminants, you'd either die due to dehydration or starvation. Likely earlier than you would have from all of the contaminants combined.

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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2019, 07:49:23 PM »
Because nobody gets out alive, life is a condition that often requires antiseptic. Hopfen und Malz Gott Erhalt's.


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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2019, 10:05:34 PM »
Because nobody gets out alive, life is a condition that often requires antiseptic. Hopfen und Malz Gott Erhalt's.


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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2019, 01:42:49 PM »
They are finding traces of the herbicide RoundUp in much of our food supply for many years now. Not good, unless you’re invested in Monsanto!
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2019, 02:26:27 PM »
The alcohol in beer and wine is also a known carcinogen.
So is diacetyl,  and probably everything else.
And we still drink beer! Cheers.
As my dad used to say, "life is a terminal, sexually transmitted disease."  Don't sweat the small stuff.

Good one, Rob.  I need to remember that!
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2019, 02:44:03 AM »
i bet alot of malts out there have been crop dusted with all kinds of crapola, but in our hobby and area of life cirrhosis is probably a greater concern
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2019, 12:57:23 PM »
This is what always ticks me off about these articles/studies.  No one understands what "trace" means. Trace means barely detectable with the testing equipment.  They finally took saccharin off the "known carcinigens" list when they realized a human would have to eat 2000+ pounds daily.

"Assuming the greatest value reported, 51.4 ppb, is correct, a 125-pound adult would have to consume 308 gallons of wine per day, every day for life to reach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s glyphosate exposure limit for humans," he said "To put 308 gallons into context, that would be more than a bottle of wine every minute, for life, without sleeping."

Also, as a scientist, I get they went with several name brands.. but 5 wines, 15 beers and 1 cider? That's not "randomly selected".. that's not even enough to count as a sample size.  They discovered this compound in 19 of 20? There are thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of beers and wines out there.  You expand that to 1000 samples and it's still only in 19? What then? This study is invalid.
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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2019, 05:44:37 PM »
"Assuming the greatest value reported, 51.4 ppb, is correct, a 125-pound adult would have to consume 308 gallons of wine per day, every day for life to reach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s glyphosate exposure limit for humans," he said "To put 308 gallons into context, that would be more than a bottle of wine every minute, for life, without sleeping."


Okay guys, we now have the challenge defined for us.  Let's get going!   ;D

Seriously though, this was my thought too.  Saccharin is good example.  Others that got this same treatment: Coffee, Tea, Wine (multiple substances both good and bad), any amount of salt, radiation of any type. vaccines.  Chicken Little has a huge following amoung the non-scientifically educated.

It's good to do the testing.  It's bad to do a poor job interpreting the results.

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Re: Weed killer detected in randomly selected beer & wine
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2019, 07:07:07 PM »
Budweiser has a new commercial to counter the bad publicity... "but we still don't use corn syrup!"
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