Posts Tagged 'roundup'

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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Roundup Cancer Case Seeks to Prove Monsanto Coverup

new case seeks to prove Monsanto knew roundup glyphosate dangersA groundskeeper in California may be poised to shine a brighter light on Monsanto’s operations than the company has ever faced thanks to a judge’s order that removed a key element of the corporation’s veil of secrecy. The victim’s lawsuit not only seeks to prove that the glyphosate found in Roundup caused his cancer but also that Monsanto has known about the dangers of ...

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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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Documents Show Strong Monsanto Attempt to Influence Research

evidence shows strong monsanto attempt to influence research“If somebody came to me and said they wanted to test Roundup I know how I’d react – with serious concern.” These are the words written by an internal Monsanto scientist in 2001 regarding one of the company’s top-selling products.

A growing body of research has shown increased concern over glyphosate and its effects on the human body. And now, a set of documents released during an ongoing Monsanto trial ...

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California to Add Glyphosate to List of Cancer-causing Chemicals

glyphosate in Roundup added to California Prop 65 list of carcinogenic chemicalsA branch of California’s state Environmental Protection Agency is adding glyphosate, a major component of Monsanto’s popular weed killer, Roundup, to its list of potentially cancer-causing chemicals identified in the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The chemical is being added to the Act, which is also known as Proposition 65, because it is now associated with causing cancer, ...

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