Nuzest products are tested for glyphosate and these tests confirm that glyphosate levels in our products <.100 mg/kg which is classified as "very low toxicity" according to the National Pesticide Information Center. Glyphosate is an herbicide that is applied to the leaves of plants to kill broadleaf plants and grasses. The sodium salt form of glyphosate is used to regulate plant growth and ripen specific crops.
The pea protein isolates used to create Clean Lean Protein come from sustainably cultivated European golden peas grown in Northern France. From seedling to shop floor, we use the cleanest growing, flavoring, and manufacturing methods available – meaning no chemicals, no additives, and no preservatives. Since 2018, the marketing, sale, and private use of all herbicides has been prohibited in Belgium. France is planning a full implementation of banning glyphosate by 2022.