Monsanto Roundup News

Government Puts Pressure on EPA Over Glyphosate Review

Multiple committees in the U.S. House of Representatives have written letters to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking why it published—then quickly withdrew—documents that included its long awaited review on glyphosate, the chemical compound that is the active ingredient in Monsanto Roundup weed killer. The EPA posted the documents, along with [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:58-07:00May 13th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

100 Percent Natural Claim Disputed in Quaker Oats Glyphosate Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against PepsiCo, the owner of Quaker Oats, after testing found traces of the glyphosate herbicide in a Quaker Oats oatmeal product. The Quaker Oats glyphosate lawsuit was filed over the weekend on behalf of plaintiffs in New York and California, though attorneys [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:44:00-07:00May 1st, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Is There a Safe Alternative to Roundup?

Even as more people continue to learn about the dangers of Roundup—Monsanto’s best selling weed killer—the herbicide remains in heavy use in the U.S. and around the world. Many people are still unacquainted with the serious health issues posed by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, which was classified as [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:07:48-07:00April 19th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Monsanto Roundup Lawyer Brent Wisner Interviewed on KFCF 88.1 FM

Monsanto Roundup lawyer Brent Wisner and his client, Teri McCall, were interviewed this week by KFCF 88.1 FM’s Lloyd Carter to discuss ongoing litigation against Monsanto, the manufacturer of Roundup weed killer. Monsanto has been named in a number of lawsuits alleging the agrochemical giant purposely downplayed the link between cancer [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:44:08-07:00April 14th, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Is Monsanto Weed Killer in Beer?

Last year, it was the World Health Organization’s (WHO) study on glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer—that got everyone’s attention. The study determined that glyphosate, which is the most heavily-used agricultural chemical in history, is a probable human carcinogen. The link to cancer caused Monsanto to launch into an [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:44:13-07:00March 18th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Monsanto Lawsuit Claims Roundup Caused Cancer in Cambria Farmer

Los Angeles, California The widow of a Vietnam war hero and prominent farmer from Cambria, California, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Monsanto, alleging the company purposely downplayed the cancer risk from exposure to Roundup, a Monsanto herbicide containing glyphosate. Teri McCall claims Roundup caused her husband, Jack McCall, [...]

By |2018-07-23T15:53:28-07:00March 9th, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Roundup Toxicity Might Be More Deadly Than Realized

The bad news for the pesticide Roundup just continues to get worse. In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), released the results of a year-long investigation into the link between glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and cancer. [...]

By |2016-12-20T16:50:55-08:00March 4th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Portugal Calls for Glyphosate Ban; FDA to Test Foods for Herbicide

In Monsanto news this week, the Portuguese Medical Association (PMA) has called for a worldwide glyphosate ban, citing research linking the herbicide to cancer. On a related note, the FDA has announced that it will begin to screen foods for glyphosate. FDA to Test Foods for Glyphosate February 17, 2016 [...]

By |2018-06-29T11:11:18-07:00February 19th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|

Seattle PCB Contamination Lawsuit Against Monsanto

The city of Seattle has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto in an effort to force the agrochemical giant to pay for the cleanup of toxic PCB’s (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the city’s drainage pipes and the Duwamish River. Filed on Monday, the Seattle PCB contamination lawsuit claims that Monsanto continued to market [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:44:34-07:00January 26th, 2016|Monsanto Roundup News|