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Action Alert: FDA Cover Up of Mercury in High Fructose Corn Syrup

in Food, Health April 10, 2017

An ingredient has found it’s way into our bodies from all kinds of directions. It’s causing health disorders, obesity, and diabetes, but what is it? High fructose corn syrup – and a new study has found that it contains mercury!

High fructose corn syrup is terrible for your health in so many different ways. An FDA researcher asked corn producers to ship a barrel of high fructose corn syrup in order to test for contaminants. Her repeated requests were refused until she claimed she represented a newly created soft drink company.

She was then promptly shipped a big vat of High fructose corn syrup that was used as part of the study that showed that High fructose corn syrup often contains toxic levels of mercury because of chloralkali products used in its manufacturing.

Mercury poisoning is not something anyone wants to experience either. Symptoms of it include swelling, nausea, headache, tremors, and more. Mercury poisoning is one thing, but mercury exposure is another. However, it’s almost as bad. When mercury is in our foods and pharmaceuticals it finds its way into our body and attacks our central nervous system. One who is highly exposed to mercury could even see hallucinations. Continued exposure results in kidney failure, liver failure, and eventually death.

The 2009 study led by former FDA employee found alarming amounts of mercury in the high fructose corn syrup. The author stated: Mercury is toxic in all its forms. Given how much high-fructose corn syrup is consumed by children, it could be a significant additional source of mercury never before considered. We are calling for immediate changes by industry and the [US Food and Drug Administration] to help stop this avoidable mercury contamination of the food supply.

Mercury presents absolute peril to not only everyday citizens but children too. This is pure negligence of the public health by our leaders. Do you think there could be a darker purpose behind this? Either way, everyone should avoid high fructose corn syrup at all times.