Monsanto Roundup News

MEPs Want to Ban Glyphosate in the EU Within Five Years

Oct. 24, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium - - Members of European Parliament (MEPs) sent a strong message today regarding the European Commission’s proposal on glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. MEPs announced their opposition to the European Commission’s proposal to renew the controversial herbicide’s license for a [...]

By |2017-11-03T14:55:33-07:00October 24th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

Parliament Environment Committee Backs Full EU Glyphosate Ban

The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted in favor of imposing a full ban on glyphosate by December of 2020 and immediate restrictions on the chemical. According to ENVI, the ban should start with household use of glyphosate-based herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup weed [...]

By |2017-10-25T12:36:18-07:00October 19th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

US Attorneys Urge EU to Investigate Monsanto Science Manipulation

Brussels, Belgium – Oct. 5, 2017 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman attorneys R. Brent Wisner and managing partner Michael Baum have asked European Union (EU) officials to conduct an official inquiry into Monsanto’s manipulation of science and potential collusion with regulators. The request comes days before an October [...]

Roundup Cancer Victims and Attorneys in EU Ahead of Glyphosate Meeting

Two American Roundup cancer victims and their attorneys are in Europe this week to warn officials about the cancer risk associated with glyphosate. Teri McCall of Cambria, California and John Barton of Bakersfield, California were invited to Brussels to discuss the dangers of Roundup the same week that European governments [...]

By |2017-10-25T17:57:35-07:00October 4th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Michael L. Baum, R. Brent Wisner|

Internal Monsanto Emails Show Company Altered “Independent” Papers

On August 1, dozens of Monsanto emails were released by the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman show that Monsanto employees were involved in editing and drafting scientific reviews on glyphosate that were purportedly independent. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, the world’s most widely [...]

By |2017-09-12T09:09:01-07:00September 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

France Against Glyphosate Relicensing in European Union

The European Union is closely following the Monsanto Roundup litigation because evidence unearthed in the litigation will likely inform a key decision on whether or not glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, should be licensed throughout the continent. This week, an official from France’s environmental ministry told the media that France [...]

By |2017-09-19T11:38:10-07:00August 30th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Did Monsanto and the EPA Collude to Slow ATSDR Glyphosate Review?

Government emails obtained through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests appear to show that multiple Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials worked to slow another government agency’s safety review of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto Co.’s Roundup weed killer. According to the documents, the EPA officials implicated in the emails [...]

By |2017-09-18T14:24:19-07:00August 21st, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Testing Finds Glyphosate in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Add ice cream to the growing list of foods to test positive for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. The Organic Consumers Association announced today that the organization found traces of glyphosate in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors. The announcement comes as a surprise for many who [...]

By |2017-07-27T11:26:57-07:00July 25th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

EU Glyphosate License Vote Requires Member State Majority

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, will only be relicensed in Europe if a majority of European Union (EU) member states provide sufficient support, said European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis. "I wanted to make clear that the Commission has no intention to reapprove this substance without [...]

By |2017-07-26T13:40:46-07:00July 18th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|

MEPs Express ‘Strong Doubts’ on EU Glyphosate Assessment

Members of European Parliament (MEPs) wrote a letter last week to the U.S. District Judge overseeing the Monsanto Roundup litigation, seeking to learn more about the validity of the scientific conclusions EU regulators reached on the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup.The letter, signed by MEPs Bart Staes of [...]

By |2017-08-09T15:46:04-07:00July 13th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Top Stories|