Glyphosate levels were as high as 30 micrograms per liter, even in beer that is supposed to be brewed from only water, malt, and hops. This finding by the Munich Environmental Institute calls into question the rampant spraying of Round Up on both GMO and non-GMO crops around the world, and casts doubt upon Germany’s 500-year-old beer purity law.
Once a niche market reserved for aficionados and curious consumers, the U.S. craft beer industry is experiencing notable growth — not just in sales, but also in sustainable brewing and distribution practices.
Co-Owner of Ardent Craft Ales, Kevin O'Leary, takes a sample of Persimmon beer at the facility in Richmond, VA., Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. BOSTON --- With a history dating back thousands of years, beer is one of the few products that has withstood the test of time. Yet, like so many human inventions, the beer