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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
California can require Monsanto to label its popular Roundup weed killer as a possible cancer threat even though the company insists the product is harmless to humans, a judge in Fresno has tentatively ruled.
Monsanto is facing a growing number of lawsuits from people who were diagnosed with cancer after years of being exposed to the weed-killer Roundup.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a three-day series of meetings this week dedicated to examining evidence linking Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer.