Monsanto Roundup News

GMO Advocate Claims it’s Safe to Drink Glyphosate Then Refuses a Glass

When GMO advocate Patrick Moore sat down for a 2015 interview with a French documentary filmmaker, he wanted people to know that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, was safe; so safe that “you could drink a whole quart of it and it would not hurt you.” At the [...]

By |2018-01-24T04:15:48-08:00January 18th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

A Complete German Glyphosate Ban Could be on the Horizon

Berlin, Germany - Jan. 12, 2018 - - Germany’s largest political parties announced a breakthrough today after days of extensive talks in proposing a formal coalition government. To the surprise of many, the proposed blueprint for the new government agreed to by the Christian Democrats (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) [...]

By |2018-01-19T10:45:31-08:00January 12th, 2018|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

50 San Francisco Roundup Lawsuits Filed Against Monsanto

San Francisco, California – Dec. 19, 2017 -- The law firms of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and Kennedy & Madonna filed lawsuits against Monsanto Co. last week on behalf of 50 California residents who allege exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide caused them to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Robert F. Kennedy [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:24:50-07:00December 20th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

EU Allowed Glyphosate License Amid Controversy and Health Concerns

Dec. 12, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium -- The European Commission, which serves as the executive arm of the European Union, officially adopted a new five-year license for glyphosate today. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer and one of the most popular agrichemicals in history. The license [...]

By |2018-06-30T13:46:45-07:00December 12th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Is Argentina Glyphosate Use Causing Serious Health Issues in the Country?

Dec. 11, 2017 – Misiones Province, Argentina -- Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) is shining a light on the health effects suffered by farmers and their families in Argentina, a country known for its use of genetically modified crops and herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup. DW produced and aired a [...]

By |2018-07-03T14:33:45-07:00December 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Did the EFSA Oppose IARC Glyphosate Report Before it Was Published?

Los Angeles, California -- U.S. law firms representing victims harmed by Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer published new court documents in late October showing the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) may have decided to oppose the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) conclusion on glyphosate before the IARC report [...]

By |2017-12-29T13:57:43-08:00December 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner|

Germany Ignores Environment Minister Over Glyphosate License in the EU

Nov. 28, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium -- The European Commission has approved a new five-year license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The result of yesterday’s vote allows for glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup to be purchased and sprayed in the EU without any restrictions on use. [...]

By |2017-11-30T12:29:20-08:00November 28th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum|

Attorney Brent Wisner Calls Out Glyphosate and Monsanto on “The Doctors”

Nov. 10, 2017 – Los Angeles, California - - Attorney R. Brent Wisner of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman appeared as a guest on an episode of The Doctors this week to discuss the growing controversy and health risks associated with glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s [...]

By |2017-11-13T12:01:50-08:00November 10th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, R. Brent Wisner, Top Stories|

The EU Commission Glyphosate Vote on Proposed License is Set for Nov. 9

UPDATE (Nov. 11): EU Fails to Agree on Glyphosate License Renewal – Details Below Nov. 3, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - After weeks of hearings and heated debate, the European Commission will gather on Nov. 9 to vote on a new license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s [...]

By |2017-11-17T14:33:50-08:00November 3rd, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Whitewash – The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

“Reads like a mystery novel…[Whitewash] unravels a tapestry of pesticide industry tricks to manipulate the scientific truths about their products while placing profits above human health and the environment…I am hopeful that Carey’s book will be a wake-up call for more transparency about the dangers surrounding many chemicals in the [...]

By |2017-10-29T16:43:02-07:00October 29th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|