New Study Links Glyphosate to Pregnancy Problems

Preliminary results from a new study show that exposure to glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, which has already been linked to cancer, may also be linked to pregnancy problems. Researchers involved with the study say they have tested and tracked 69 mothers and found that the [...]

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

Monsanto and Others Working to Discredit and Defund IARC

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a world authority in cancer research, is under siege by Monsanto and others in the chemical industry, as well as pro-industry Republican lawmakers. This push comes after IARC found glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, to be a probable [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Is Roundup Linked to the High Iowa Cancer Rate?

The state of Iowa is big part of the agricultural backbone of the United States. Roughly 85 percent of the state’s 55,875 square miles of land is used for agriculture, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture. Iowa produces more corn and soybeans than any other state. In 2015, Iowa [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

MEPs Urge President Not to Renew EU Glyphosate Authorization

Members of the European Parliament wrote a letter this week to the President of the European Commission, urging him not to renew marketing authorization for glyphosate in the EU. The letter to President Jean-Claude Juncker was initiated by Green MEPs (Member of European Parliament) and was signed by colleagues from [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

USDA Suspends Glyphosate Residue Testing Despite Cancer Concerns

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has abandoned plans to begin testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. Since January of 2016, the USDA has been preparing a plan for glyphosate residue testing on  samples of corn syrup beginning in April of [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

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|

Monsanto Accused of Ghostwriting Papers on Roundup

Monsanto has been accused of ghostwriting scientific papers that led U.S. regulators to conclude an active ingredient in the company’s Roundup weed killer should not be classified as a carcinogen. The Monsanto ghostwriting accusations were revealed in recently unsealed documents from the ongoing Roundup cancer litigation in Northern California. Last [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

EPA Official Helped Monsanto Kill Glyphosate Study

New court documents released this week in the Roundup cancer litigation detail a cozy relationship between Monsanto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The documents contain a telephone conversation between a Monsanto executive and a high level EPA official, who said he deserved a medal if he could put a [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Judge in Roundup Cancer Litigation Threatens to Sanction Monsanto

The federal judge overseeing the Roundup cancer litigation in Northern California threatened to sanction Monsanto if the agrochemical giant persists in “overbroad” efforts to keep documents relevant to the litigation out of public view. A transcript from a recent hearing details Judge Vince Chhabria’s warning to Monsanto. Many of the [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|