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|

Researchers Find Probability that Roundup Causes Cancer

Monsanto herbicide Roundup [glyphosate] is the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. for decades, Monsanto has marketed Roundup as safe and non-toxic. However, growing evidence is calling the herbicide’s safety into question—it is probable, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), that exposure to Roundup causes cancer. Those who work [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Plaintiffs File Motion to Consolidate Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Against Monsanto

Los Angeles, California - - Plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against Monsanto Co. over a carcinogenic ingredient found in the company’s herbicide, Roundup weed killer, are asking for their cases to be consolidated into a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Los Angeles, California. Over a dozen lawsuits against Monsanto have been filed [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

EU Glyphosate Vote: Herbicide Approved Despite Lack of Majority

You may have missed news of the EU glyphosate vote because it happened the same week as Brexit, which owned the news cycle for a few days. While the EU glyphosate vote lacked the fireworks that many expected, the fallout from it will no doubt be felt for at least the [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Glyphosate Safety Called into Question with New Study

A new study has revealed that a staggering 93 percent of Americans have traces of glyphosate in their urine. Glyphosate, the active ingredient found in the Monsanto Roundup weed killer, has been the subject of scrutiny since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a probable human carcinogen last year and [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|