Tag: roundup

Beehive

Study Finds Roundup Ingredient May Be Affecting Honey Bees

Young honey bees are being poisoned by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer and a chemical named as the causative agent in thousands of lawsuits alleging cancer from the herbicide, according to a new study published in the...

/ October 8, 2018
Roundup

First Roundup Cancer Trial Ends in $289 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

Monsanto took a massive financial hit last week as a California jury sided with a former groundskeeper from San Francisco who claims he developed Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma from using the company’s Roundup weed killer, awarding the man nearly $290 million in...

/ August 14, 2018
Roundup

EPA Official Tried to “Kill” Roundup Cancer Study, Jury Told

A jury in California heard testimony that an official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tried to interfere with a federal study on the cancer risks of Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer.

/ July 18, 2018
Roundup

Judge Allows Hundreds of Roundup Lawsuits to Proceed

A judge allowed hundreds of lawsuits to move forward against Monsanto for allegedly downplaying the cancer risk of Roundup.

/ July 11, 2018
Roundup

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
Roundup

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

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