Monsanto Roundup News

CA Glyphosate Prop 65 Ruling Affirms Listing as Probable Carcinogen

In a Major Victory for Public Health, a California Appellate Court Rules Against Monsanto, Upholding the State’s Listing of Glyphosate as a Chemical Known to Cause Cancer April 19, 2018 – Fresno, California – A California Appellate Court handed Monsanto Co. a legal defeat today, affirming that the State of [...]

By |2018-05-15T10:41:46-07:00April 19th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Scientists Return to Court to Explain Roundup Cancer Link

April 6, 2018 – San Francisco, California – Dr. Beate Ritz and Dr. Christopher Portier, two experts testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Monsanto Roundup litigation, were called back to court this week to defend their assessments that Roundup causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria asked both scientists [...]

By |2018-04-18T16:02:21-07:00April 6th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Glyphosate Pregnancy Study: Herbicide Detected in Majority of Subjects

Indianapolis, Indiana – April 3, 2018 – Nearly all of the pregnant women who participated in a recent study in Indiana had detectable levels of glyphosate in their system. The study also found that higher glyphosate levels were “significantly correlated” with shortened gestational lengths. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in [...]

By |2018-04-24T15:16:40-07:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

D.C. Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Class Action Against Monsanto

March 31, 2018 – Washington D.C. — A Washington D.C. judge rejected a motion by Monsanto to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by Beyond Pesticides and the Organic Consumers Association, two consumer advocacy groups that allege Monsanto’s labeling of its Roundup weed killer is misleading. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly [...]

By |2018-04-12T09:05:39-07:00March 31st, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Court Appoints Baum Hedlund Attorney Brent Wisner as Co-Lead Counsel in Roundup JCCP

R. Brent Wisner The Honorable Judge Ioana Petrou appointed Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorney R. Brent Wisner on March 15, 2018, as administrator and co-lead counsel for the Roundup Products Cases JCCP 4953 (known as the Roundup Judicial Council Coordination Proceedings or simply Roundup JCCP) before [...]

By |2018-11-05T15:03:18-08:00March 15th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, R. Brent Wisner|

Experts Discuss Roundup Cancer Link at Monsanto Science Week

Monsanto Science Week marked the first time that the science behind the company’s Roundup weed killer was scrutinized under oath. Expert witnesses from both sides, including epidemiologists, toxicologists and others analyzed relevant research in open court before U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in what is formally known as a [...]

By |2018-04-06T17:11:10-07:00March 9th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|

Expert Witnesses to Face Off in Roundup Cancer Hearing Next Week

Both Sides of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Present Experts at Monsanto MDL Daubert Hearing on March 5 March 4, 2018 – San Francisco, California - - A Daubert Hearing for the federal Monsanto Roundup litigation is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 5, 2018 at U.S. District Court, Northern District of [...]

Five Facts About IARC and the Glyphosate Debate That You Should Know

Feb. 23, 2018 – Washington D.C. - - On Feb. 6, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing to scrutinize the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and its evaluation of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer as a probable [...]

By |2018-04-11T10:48:20-07:00February 23rd, 2018|Monsanto Roundup News|

Defending IARC’s Scientific Integrity Against Congressional Attack

Feb. 6, 2018 – Washington D.C. - - Today’s Science, Space, Technology (SST) Committee Hearing, ironically titled, “In Defense of Scientific Integrity: Examining the IARC Monograph Programme and Glyphosate Review,” should probably have been named “Monsanto’s Daily Glyphosate Talking Points.” The hearing, headed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), started with reiterating the same [...]

Baum Hedlund Hosts Live Stream of SST Committee IARC Hearing

Please join us this Tuesday on Feb. 6, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. PST (10:00 a.m. EST) as we live stream the Science, Space and Technology (SST) Committee Hearing - In Defense of Scientific Integrity: Examining the IARC Monograph Programme and Glyphosate Review. Watch and interact with other viewers: Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman YouTube Channel [...]

By |2018-02-06T19:06:54-08:00February 5th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|