Posts Tagged 'non-hodgkin lymphoma'

Monsanto Roundup Cancer Case Goes to Trial

California roundup lawsuit goes to trialA California groundskeeper’s case alleging that frequent exposure to glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused him to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has gone to trial.

A San Francisco jury is currently hearing the case of Dewayne Johnson. As a groundskeeper with the San Francisco Bay Area school district, Johnson would frequently spray large amounts of the chemical-laden product on the grounds he tended to. He read Roundup’s warning label ...

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Coffee Grower Sues Monsanto over Cancer Diagnosis

growing list of workers suing Monsanto over roundup lymphomaA farmer notices weeds growing among her crop and needs to get them under control. She turns to the leading weed killer on the market, Roundup, and begins spraying it on the plants. The weeds die, and the problem is resolved.

She repeats this process for years. A new crop of plants – coffee beans in this case – and a new infestation of weeds. More Roundup. More spraying. ...

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Roundup Far More Prevalent than Most May Realize

roundup and glyphosate far more prevalent than once thoughtWhen people see unwelcome weeds start to make appearances in their gardens, driveways, and yards, many will make a trip to the local home improvement or big box store to grab a bottle of weed killer. It’s something that, thanks to extraordinary marketing efforts, has been reduced to the seriousness of picking up a gallon of milk.

However, this act comes with a whole host of possible negative consequences ...

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Monsanto Faces Unlawful Marketing Claims in New Roundup Lawsuit

glyphosate in roundup may be harmful to humansThe safety of consumer products is generally considered to be a fairly binary situation: a product is either safe for use around humans or it is not safe for use around humans. Products that are considered to be safe are usually marketed as such while those that are not safe usually come with significant warnings, disclaimers, and other markings demonstrating that the product is, indeed, dangerous and should be ...

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