Toxic BHT plagues America’s most popular cereals but is taken out of the same cereals sold to Europeans
One such horrendous chemical plaguing America’s food supply is BHT, or butylated hydroxytoluene. It’s "generally recognized as safe," but research has linked this chemical to the formation of tumors, and in some animal studies BHT interferes with hormones. BHT is considered a "caution" ingredient according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). The Environmental Working Group has sounded the alarm too, categorizing BHT as one of America’s dirty dozen food additives. BHT can be disguised under these synonyms: DBPC, ADVASTAB 401, AGIDOL, AGIDOL 1, ALKOFEN BP, ANTIOXIDANT 29, ANTIOXIDANT 30, ANTIOXIDANT 4, ANTIOXIDANT 4K, ANTIOXIDANT KB and ANTRANCINE 8.
Research shows that BHT is toxic, and companies like Kellogg’s and General Mills know it. That’s why they offer the same cereal products in Europe, but without adding the toxic BHT. America is one of the only countries still embracing this potentially carcinogenic ingredient.
Why are these companies putting American’s health at risk while offering safer versions of the same food in other countries?
Millions of American children are being exposed to this chemical on a daily basis. Products like Rice Krispies, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Frosted Flakes, Wheaties, Cocoa Krispies, Cookie Crisp, Froot Loops and Corn Pops all contain BHT…