Attorney Brent Wisner Calls Out Glyphosate and Monsanto on “The Doctors”

Nov. 10, 2017 – Los Angeles, California - - Attorney R. Brent Wisner of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman appeared as a guest on an episode of The Doctors this week to discuss the growing controversy and health risks associated with glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s [...]

By | 2017-11-13T12:01:50+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Top Stories, Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

The EU Commission Glyphosate Vote on Proposed License is Set for Nov. 9

UPDATE (Nov. 11): EU Fails to Agree on Glyphosate License Renewal – Details Below Nov. 3, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - After weeks of hearings and heated debate, the European Commission will gather on Nov. 9 to vote on a new license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s [...]

By | 2017-11-17T14:33:50+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Whitewash – The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

“Reads like a mystery novel…[Whitewash] unravels a tapestry of pesticide industry tricks to manipulate the scientific truths about their products while placing profits above human health and the environment…I am hopeful that Carey’s book will be a wake-up call for more transparency about the dangers surrounding many chemicals in the [...]

By | 2017-10-29T16:43:02+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

MEPs Want to Ban Glyphosate in the EU Within Five Years

Oct. 24, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - Members of European Parliament (MEPs) sent a strong message today regarding the European Commission’s proposal on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. MEPs announced their opposition to the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide’s license for a [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:55:33+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

Parliament Environment Committee Backs Full EU Glyphosate Ban

The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted in favor of imposing a full ban on glyphosate by December of 2020 and immediate restrictions on the chemical. According to ENVI, the ban should start with household use of glyphosate-based herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup weed [...]

By | 2017-10-25T12:36:18+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

US Attorneys Urge EU to Investigate Monsanto Science Manipulation

Brussels, Belgium – Oct. 5, 2017 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys R. Brent Wisner and managing partner Michael Baum have asked European Union (EU) officials to conduct an official inquiry into Monsanto’s manipulation of science and potential collusion with regulators. The request comes days before an October [...]

Roundup Cancer Victims and Attorneys in EU Ahead of Glyphosate Meeting

Two American Roundup cancer victims and their attorneys are in Europe this week to warn officials about the cancer risk associated with glyphosate. Teri McCall of Cambria, California and John Barton of Bakersfield, California were invited to Brussels to discuss the dangers of Roundup the same week that European governments [...]

By | 2017-10-25T17:57:35+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

Internal Monsanto Emails Show Company Altered “Independent” Papers

On August 1, dozens of Monsanto emails were released by the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman show that Monsanto employees were involved in editing and drafting scientific reviews on glyphosate that were purportedly independent. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, the world’s most widely [...]

By | 2017-09-12T09:09:01+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

France Against Glyphosate Relicensing in European Union

The European Union is closely following the Monsanto Roundup litigation because evidence unearthed in the litigation will likely inform a key decision on whether or not glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, should be licensed throughout the continent. This week, an official from France’s environmental ministry told the media that France [...]

By | 2017-09-19T11:38:10+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Did Monsanto and the EPA Collude to Slow ATSDR Glyphosate Review?

Government emails obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests appear to show that multiple Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials worked to slow another government agency’s safety review of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto Co.’s Roundup weed killer. According to the documents, the EPA officials implicated in the emails [...]

By | 2017-09-18T14:24:19+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|