(NaturalNews) Wheaties breakfast cereal, manufactured by General Mills, has been found to contain so many microscopic fragments of metal that individual flakes can be lifted and carried using common magnets, a Natural News Forensic Food Lab investigation has found and documented. Photos of the microscopy investigation are posted now at labs.naturalnews.com
The metal bits are added to Wheaties cereal to enhance the nutritional profile and claim a higher iron content on the label, but lab director and food scientist Mike Adams is skeptical of the formulation. "Adding shards of metal to a cereal is not nutritionally equivalent to nutritive minerals formed during the growth of grain-producing plants," he explains. "Bioavailability is vastly different."
Adams believes adding metal fragments to a cereal mix in an effort to claim a higher nutritional content on the box is "inherently deceptive" and points out that the manufacturer, General Mills, has also sold other deceptively-labeled cereals such as "TOTAL Blueberry Pomegranate" which contains no blueberries nor pomegranates.
Here's the shocking video of Mike Adams revealing Wheaties to contain shards of metal fragments while being lifted by magnets:
And here are some of the microscopy photos showing metal fragments in the Wheaties cereal (look for the small metallic shapes)
About the Natural News Forensic Food Lab
The Natural News Forensic Food Lab routinely conducts scientific testing of consumer products in the public interest, using atomic spectroscopy, microscopy and ingredient identity testing to better inform the public about what they're eating. Results of all investigations are published at http://labs.naturalnews.com
In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.
With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving NaturalNews.com. He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a massive research resource now featuring over 10 million scientific studies.