Tag: roundup

Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

EU Declares Roundup Ingredient Safe; Health of Future Generation Hangs in Balance

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, has been declared safe by the European Union (EU), placing future generations in eminent peril by exposing children to a toxic cocktail of pesticides in their food, water, and play areas.

/ November 7, 2017
Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

Lobbyists working for Monsanto are banned from entering the European parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing into allegations that it interfered with safety studies on glyphosate, the weed-killer in Roundup.

/ October 10, 2017
Roundup to be Banned in France for Cancer Risk

Roundup to be Banned in France for Cancer Risk

France will phase out the agricultural use of Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) weed-killer by 2022 due to fears that it may cause cancer.

/ September 28, 2017

Report: Monsanto Edited “Independent” Roundup Studies

Monsanto has long insisted that independent scientists vouched for the safety of Roundup (glyphosate) — but evidence shows that Monsanto's employees actually edited several of those "independent" studies.

/ August 10, 2017
States Flooded With Dicamba Drift Crop Damage Complaints

Arkansas Votes to Ban Dicamba Spraying After ‘Drift’ Crop Damage

The Arkansas Plant Board has voted to immediately ban spraying of the weed-killing herbicide dicamba after nearly 250 complaints of crop damage as a result of "dicamba drift" away from the field where it was sprayed — but are the...

/ June 29, 2017
Roundup Cancer Lawsuit in California

California Adds Roundup to List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

The state of California will add the weed-killing chemical glyphosate in Monsanto's Roundup to a list of known carcinogens on July 7, 2017.

/ June 27, 2017
Farmer with Cancer Files Roundup Lawsuit

North Carolina Farmer Files Roundup Lymphoma Lawsuit

A farmer with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who used Roundup for decades has filed a lawsuit accusing Monsanto of failing to warn about the risk of cancer from weed-killing chemicals.

/ June 6, 2017
Roundup Sprayed on Soybean Crops

Farmers With Lymphoma Join Roundup Lawsuits

Farmers and people who lived near croplands in the Midwest have filed a growing number of wrongful death lawsuits against Monsanto for downplaying the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma from Roundup.

/ May 8, 2017

Is Roundup Safe? Over 700 Lawsuits Question Cancer Risk

Monsanto is facing over 700 Roundup lawsuits from people with lymphoma. Now a St. Louis-based ad agency is accused of helping Monsanto downplay the risk of cancer. Researchers are demanding a new safety assessment.

/ March 29, 2017
Monsanto pesticide to be sprayed on food crops.

Lawyers Say Monsanto Secretly Wrote Roundup Cancer Studies

Lawyers say EPA officials worked with Monsanto to downplay the risk of cancer from glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed-killer. Monsanto is also accused of ghost-writing studies the EPA used to decide Roundup does not cause cancer in humans.

/ March 20, 2017