40 Californians File Alameda Roundup Cancer Lawsuit–Surpasses 700 Cases

Alameda, California – March 21, 2017 - - The California -based law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto on behalf of 40 individuals from California who allege that exposure to the company’s Roundup herbicide caused them to develop [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Slew of Monsanto Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Filed This Week—Tops 700 Cases

St. Louis, Missouri, March 20, 2017 - - The Los Angeles-based law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and co-counsel Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., filed three bundled complaints last week on behalf of 136 plaintiffs from across the country who allege exposure from Roundup weed killer caused them to [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

California Court Ruling Against Monsanto Allows Cancer Warning on Roundup

Fresno, California, March 10, 2017 - - California is the first U.S. state to require Monsanto to label its blockbuster weed killer, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen, according to a ruling issued today by a California judge. Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan previously issued a tentative ruling on [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Documents Highlight ‘Suspicious Relationship’ of EPA and Monsanto

The Roundup cancer lawsuits against Monsanto consolidated in Northern California took a dramatic turn this week over potential connections between the EPA and Monsanto. The judge overseeing the case said he is inclined to order a retired Environmental Protection Agency official to testify about his alleged role in helping Monsanto [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Front Group Creates Monsanto Smear Campaign against Independent Science

The American Chemistry Council, an organization that counts Monsanto and other chemical industry giants in its ranks, has launched a public relations campaign designed to smear the independent science produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and deceive the public about the safety of glyphosate, a key [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Ruling Could Require Monsanto to Label Roundup with Cancer Warning

The State of California can require agricultural giant Monsanto to label its blockbuster herbicide, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen, according to a judge’s tentative ruling issued on Friday. California could become the first U.S. state to require a Roundup cancer warning if Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan’s tentative [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Baum Hedlund and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hold Press Conference to Support California in Fight Against Monsanto

Fresno, California – Jan. 27, 2017 - - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Michael Baum of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and a number of their clients spoke at a press conference outside of the B.F. Sisk Courthouse in Fresno on Friday to support the State of California [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|Blog, Michael L. Baum, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

New Study Finds Link Between Roundup and Liver Disease

A new peer-reviewed study published this month in the journal Scientific Reports found that low exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer caused non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in rats. NAFLD is a serious disease that can lead to increased risk of cirrhosis, diabetes, stroke and heart attack. The study is [...]

By | January 22nd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Monsanto Prop 65 Lawsuit Hearing

MEDIA ADVISORY January 17, 2017 Contact: Robin McCall 310-207-3233 rmccall@baumhedlundlaw.com Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman 12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 950 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Press Conference: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Re: Monsanto Prop 65 Lawsuit Hearing Fresno, California—Prominent environmental lawyer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and the law firm of Baum, [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Monsanto Cancer Lawsuits Consolidated in Northern California

Los Angeles, California – The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) for the Northern District of California has today consolidated 37 lawsuits that allege exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The JPML consolidated the lawsuits in Northern California where two of the earliest Monsanto cancer lawsuits were [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|