Monsanto Roundup News

Monsanto Loses Motions to Avoid June Roundup-Induced Cancer Trial

May 17, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A California State Court judge denied Monsanto’s bid to toss a lawsuit alleging exposure to Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma and ruled that the plaintiff will be permitted to seek punitive damages against Monsanto. In a devastating ruling against Monsanto, San Francisco [...]

By | 2018-05-21T11:49:05+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

U.S. Agency Says Glyphosate Formulations More Toxic Than Glyphosate Alone

May 8, 2018 – Research Triangle Park, North Carolina - - The United States National Toxicology Program (NTP) has uncovered evidence that exposure to formulated weed killers are potentially more toxic to humans than exposure to their active ingredient in isolation. Formulated weed killers like Monsanto’s Roundup are widely used [...]

By | 2018-05-30T16:14:35+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News|

CA Glyphosate Prop 65 Ruling Affirms Listing as Probable Carcinogen

In a Major Victory for Public Health, a California Appellate Court Rules Against Monsanto, Upholding the State’s Listing of Glyphosate as a Chemical Known to Cause Cancer April 19, 2018 – Fresno, California – A California Appellate Court handed Monsanto Co. a legal defeat today, affirming that the State of [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:41:46+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Scientists Return to Court to Explain Roundup Cancer Link

April 6, 2018 – San Francisco, California – Dr. Beate Ritz and Dr. Christopher Portier, two experts testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Monsanto Roundup litigation, were called back to court this week to defend their assessments that Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria asked both scientists [...]

By | 2018-04-18T16:02:21+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Glyphosate Pregnancy Study: Herbicide Detected in Majority of Subjects

Indianapolis, Indiana – April 3, 2018 – Nearly all of the pregnant women who participated in a recent study in Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate in their system. The study also found that higher glyphosate levels were “significantly correlated” with shortened gestational lengths. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in [...]

By | 2018-04-24T15:16:40+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

D.C. Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Class Action Against Monsanto

March 31, 2018 – Washington D.C. — A Washington D.C. judge rejected a motion by Monsanto to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by Beyond Pesticides and the Organic Consumers Association, two consumer advocacy groups that allege Monsanto’s labeling of its Roundup weed killer is misleading. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly [...]

By | 2018-04-12T09:05:39+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Court Appoints Baum Hedlund Attorney Brent Wisner as Co-Lead Counsel in Roundup JCCP

R. Brent Wisner The Honorable Judge Ioana Petrou appointed Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney R. Brent Wisner on March 15, 2018, as administrator and co-lead counsel for the Roundup Products Cases (known as the Roundup Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings or simply Roundup JCCP) before the [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:45:04+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Experts Discuss Roundup Cancer Link at Monsanto Science Week

Monsanto Science Week marked the first time that the science behind the company’s Roundup weed killer was scrutinized under oath. Expert witnesses from both sides, including epidemiologists, toxicologists and others analyzed relevant research in open court before U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in what is formally known as a [...]

By | 2018-04-06T17:11:10+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|

Expert Witnesses to Face Off in Roundup Cancer Hearing Next Week

Both Sides of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Present Experts at Monsanto MDL Daubert Hearing on March 5 March 4, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A Daubert Hearing for the federal Monsanto Roundup litigation is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 5, 2018 at U.S. District Court, Northern District of California [...]

Five Facts About IARC and the Glyphosate Debate That You Should Know

Feb. 23, 2018 – Washington D.C. - - On Feb. 6, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing to scrutinize the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and its evaluation of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer as a probable [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:48:20+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News|