‘Monsanto Roundup’ Category

Roundup of Conscience: Where Roundup is Willingly Banned

Roundup is a popular brand of weed killer. It uses herbicide to kill weeds and functions as a form of pesticide as well. The product uses chemicals intended to cause harm but in a controlled manner. The problem for Monsanto’s Roundup began with the false premise that the damage from a particularly harmful component, known as glyphosate, could be adequately controlled and limited to its...

New Studies Reveal Fertility Risks for Those Exposed to Herbicides

In 2018, Bayer AG acquired the Monsanto Company in a $63 billion gambit. Today, it is deemed one of the worst corporate deals in recent memory following Bayer’s inheritance of Monsanto’s Roundup lawsuits. The parent company now seeks to distance itself from the concerns associated with the glyphosate-based herbicide by attempting to settle more than 100,000 court claims and future...

Waters & Kraus Opposes Proposed Roundup Weed Killer Settlement

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National plaintiffs’ law firm, Waters & Kraus, LLP, joins almost 100 law firms in amicus brief opposing proposed settlement of future Roundup claims.

The prospective danger of the popular herbicide Roundup has been known for years. In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate—which is the world’s most commonly...

Hawaii Lawsuit Filed Against Monsanto Over Children’s Birth Defects

On October 24th, 2019, two Maui families filed a lawsuit against Monsanto and its parent corporation Bayer AG, alleging that the pesticides and herbicides developed by the company led to severe birth defects in their children. Living just a few hundred yards away from Monsanto’s genetically engineered seed facility in Kihei, both plaintiffs, Dana Fulton and Max Coleman, along with their...

Phasing Out Glyphosate: The Kellogg’s Model

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Over 42,700 U.S. lawsuits have been brought forth against the world’s largest agrichemical company. Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup, or glyphosate, has been associated with cancer development. While the weed-killing herbicide is effective at removing unwanted vegetation without killing crops, it has been deemed “carcinogenic” to humans by the World Health Organization. That is why...

Media Manipulation Comes Out During Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit

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Between growing concern over the safety of glyphosate and allegations of media manipulation, who should the public trust when it comes to understanding the dangers of using Roundup herbicide? As confidential documents were uncovered during discovery in Monsanto Roundup lawsuits, the herbicide maker and its parent company, Bayer, were accused of manipulating the media to portray their...

Roundup Lawsuits Trigger Public Concern

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Monsanto lawsuits expose the connection between exposure to glyphosate and cancer, prompting discontinued sales of Roundup herbicide and pesticide bans.

After three massive Monsanto Roundup lawsuits concluded in the past year linking the herbicide’s main ingredient, glyphosate, to cancer, some stores and cities are moving to ban Roundup. Meanwhile, Monsanto maintains that their...

Rachael Ray’s Dog Food Line Contains Dangerous Chemical

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The celebrity chef’s kibble claims to be “natural,” but a suit filed in New York claims otherwise.  

When a man in New York realized that Nutrish, the natural dog food line made by Rachael Ray, contained glyphosate, a dangerous weed killer, he filed a lawsuit against the company. The plaintiff says that he relied on the Nutrish dog food label information when doing his shopping....

Groundskeeper Awarded $289M Roundup Cancer Verdict

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In a groundbreaking trial, a Northern California jury unanimously agrees Monsanto Roundup pesticide was a contributing cause of Bay Area school groundskeeper’s incurable cancer. The award was later reduced to $78 million.

CALIFORNIA –– A San Francisco jury has awarded DeWayne Lee Johnson $289 million finding Monsanto liable for contributing to Mr. Johnson’s terminal...

More Breakfast Foods Test Positive for Dangerous Pesticide

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Hazardous levels of cancer-causing glyphosate found in 26 breakfast cereals, oats, and bars.

A new report put out by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that 26 of the 28 products the organization tested contained detectable levels of cancer-causing glyphosate—the main ingredient in the popular herbicide Roundup. The levels are “higher than what EWG scientists consider...

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