Monsanto Roundup News

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 |2017-02-15T12:06:00-08:00January 22nd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

EPA Panel Meets on Link Between Glyphosate and Cancer

This past December the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) held a four day meeting (December 13 – 16) to review EPA findings related to the potential link between glyphosate and cancer. Glyphosate is the main chemical in the herbicide Roundup, [...]

By |2017-04-27T14:30:35-07:00January 20th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Monsanto Prop 65 Lawsuit Hearing

MEDIA ADVISORY January 17, 2017 Contact: Robin McCall 310-207-3233 [email protected] 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 |2018-06-30T14:23:44-07:00January 17th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Michael L. Baum on Executive Committee for Monsanto Roundup MDL

Los Angeles, California – Dec. 22, 2016 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman managing partner, Michael L. Baum, has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee for the recently consolidated federal Monsanto Roundup lawsuits. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, who is presiding over the Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL), [...]

By |2018-07-19T09:49:08-07:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|

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 |2016-11-30T12:45:03-08:00October 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 [...]

By |2018-07-03T14:06:22-07:00August 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 |2016-10-17T11:43:29-07:00August 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 |2016-10-17T11:43:40-07:00July 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 |2016-10-17T11:43:45-07:00June 13th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Farmers Sue Monsanto Claiming Roundup Gave Them Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Four Nebraska farmers have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto claiming the agrochemical behemoth’s Roundup weed killer gave them non-Hodgkin lymphoma after being exposed to the herbicide for many years. Plaintiffs in the Monsanto lawsuit are farmers Frank Pollard, Royce Janzen, Larry Domina and Robert Dickey. They accuse Monsanto of purposely misleading [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:54-07:00May 18th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|