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Oatmeal warning!!!!

Postby Pajarita » Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:51 am

It contains unsafe levels of a weed killer!!!!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medica ... ar-BBLWSjw
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Re: Oatmeal warning!!!!

Postby liz » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:42 am

I give oatmeal about every two months but will stop it now.

I wash the grain that I soak for my birds. I also rinse it before serving.
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Re: Oatmeal warning!!!!

Postby Pajarita » Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:55 pm

A study that shows that glyphosate, the bad herbicide that is found in too high levels in oatmeal, destroys good bacteria in bees 'guts'.

https://www.zmescience.com/science/news ... -242789930
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