Despite the low readings, the complaint by three consumer groups, The Organic Consumers Association, Moms Across America and Beyond Pesticides, said, "No reasonable consumer, seeing these representations, would expect that the oats or any ingredients in the Products to contain something that is unnatural."
General Mills spokesman, Mike Siemienas, said the company settled instead of going through "the cost and distraction of litigation." Instead the company will now focus on making sure products have 100 percent whole grain oats, USA Today reported.
The granola bars are not the only product that has come under fire for glyphosate.
Recently other cereals, granola bars and instant oats brands were found to have dangerous amounts of the chemical, CNN reported.
Glyphosate is the main component in Roundup. The herbicide is made by Monsanto. That company was recently ordered to pay a man diagnosed with terminal cancer after using the herbicide. He was awarded nearly $300 million, CNN reported. The company said it will appeal, USA Today reported.
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