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 | 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 | 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 | August 21st, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Testing Finds Glyphosate in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Add ice cream to the growing list of foods to test positive for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. The Organic Consumers Association announced today that the organization found traces of glyphosate in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors. The announcement comes as a surprise for many who [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

EU Glyphosate License Vote Requires Member State Majority

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, will only be relicensed in Europe if a majority of European Union (EU) member states provide sufficient support, said European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis. "I wanted to make clear that the Commission has no intention to reapprove this substance without [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

MEPs Express ‘Strong Doubts’ on EU Glyphosate Assessment

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) wrote a letter last week to the U.S. District Judge overseeing the Monsanto Roundup litigation, seeking to learn more about the validity of the scientific conclusions EU regulators reached on the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup.The letter, signed by MEPs Bart Staes of [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

Monsanto Called Out for ‘Flimsy’ Jurisdiction Theories in Roundup Cancer Case

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria granted a group of  California Plaintiffs’ motion to return their Roundup lawsuit against Monsanto  to state court in Alameda County Superior Court. Monsanto  had sought to keep the case in federal court. In his ruling on Wednesday, Judge Chhabria granted lead Plaintiff Loretta Pennie’s bid [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

Flemish Government Approves Belgium Glyphosate Ban for Individuals

The Flemish government approved a decree to prohibit the individual use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The glyphosate ban decree was agreed to at the end of last week and will now be taken up by the Council of State. As of now, it is [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

CA EPA Adds Glyphosate to Proposition 65 List of Known Carcinogens

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that effective July 7, glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, will be added to the state’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer. With the glyphosate Prop 65 listing, California’s Environmental Protection [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News, Pedram Esfandiary, Top Stories|

Attorneys Urge the CA EPA to Require a Roundup Warning Label

Roundup cancer attorneys at Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman submitted a public comment to the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), urging the agency to require agrochemical giant Monsanto to have a Roundup warning label that marks its weed killer as a possible carcinogen. Read [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|