Tag: roundup

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

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

Roundup Lawyers Question EPA-Monsanto Conspiracy

A scientist who was dying of cancer named the EPA insiders who worked with Monsanto and listed 14 ways Roundup could cause cancer, according to lawyers representing 60 people with lymphoma.

/ February 17, 2017

Judge Allows Roundup Labels to Include Cancer Warning in California

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.

/ January 30, 2017

Lymphoma Lawsuits Filed Over RoundUp Exposure Risks

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.

/ December 16, 2016