Monsanto Roundup News

40 Californians File Alameda Roundup Cancer Lawsuit–Surpasses 700 Cases

Alameda, California – March 21, 2017 - - The California -based law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto on behalf of 40 individuals from California who allege that exposure to the company’s Roundup herbicide caused them to develop [...]

By |2017-04-12T11:44:00-07:00March 21st, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Slew of Monsanto Roundup Cancer Lawsuits Filed This Week—Tops 700 Cases

St. Louis, Missouri, March 20, 2017 - - The Los Angeles-based law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and co-counsel Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., filed three bundled complaints last week on behalf of 136 plaintiffs from across the country who allege exposure from Roundup weed killer caused them to [...]

By |2017-03-20T16:47:51-07:00March 20th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Monsanto Accused of Ghostwriting Papers on Roundup

Monsanto has been accused of ghostwriting scientific papers that led U.S. regulators to conclude an active ingredient in the company’s Roundup weed killer should not be classified as a carcinogen. The Monsanto ghostwriting accusations were revealed in recently unsealed documents from the ongoing Roundup cancer litigation in Northern California. Last [...]

By |2017-04-11T17:03:05-07:00March 16th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

EPA Official Helped Monsanto Kill Glyphosate Study

New court documents released this week in the Roundup cancer litigation detail a cozy relationship between Monsanto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The documents contain a telephone conversation between a Monsanto executive and a high level EPA official, who said he deserved a medal if he could put a [...]

By |2017-04-12T12:01:24-07:00March 14th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Judge in Roundup Cancer Litigation Threatens to Sanction Monsanto

The federal judge overseeing the Roundup cancer litigation in Northern California threatened to sanction Monsanto if the agrochemical giant persists in “overbroad” efforts to keep documents relevant to the litigation out of public view. A transcript from a recent hearing details Judge Vince Chhabria’s warning to Monsanto. Many of the [...]

By |2017-04-17T14:18:35-07:00March 11th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

California Court Ruling Against Monsanto Allows Cancer Warning on Roundup

Fresno, California, March 10, 2017 - - California is the first U.S. state to require Monsanto to label its blockbuster weed killer, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen, according to a ruling issued today by a California judge. Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan previously issued a tentative ruling on [...]

By |2017-03-13T06:55:28-07:00March 10th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases|

Documents Highlight ‘Suspicious Relationship’ of EPA and Monsanto

The Roundup cancer lawsuits against Monsanto consolidated in Northern California took a dramatic turn this week over potential connections between the EPA and Monsanto. The judge overseeing the case said he is inclined to order a retired Environmental Protection Agency official to testify about his alleged role in helping Monsanto [...]

By |2017-03-10T09:35:41-08:00February 27th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Front Group Creates Monsanto Smear Campaign against Independent Science

The American Chemistry Council, an organization that counts Monsanto and other chemical industry giants in its ranks, has launched a public relations campaign designed to smear the independent science produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and deceive the public about the safety of glyphosate, a key [...]

By |2017-02-16T12:26:22-08:00February 10th, 2017|Monsanto Roundup News|

Ruling Could Require Monsanto to Label Roundup with Cancer Warning

The State of California can require agricultural giant Monsanto to label its blockbuster herbicide, Roundup, as a possible carcinogen, according to a judge’s tentative ruling issued on Friday. California could become the first U.S. state to require a Roundup cancer warning if Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan’s tentative [...]

By |2017-02-03T16:41:53-08:00January 27th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News|

Baum Hedlund and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Hold Press Conference to Support California in Fight Against Monsanto

Fresno, California – Jan. 27, 2017 - - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Michael Baum of the law firm Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman and a number of their clients spoke at a press conference outside of the B.F. Sisk Courthouse in Fresno on Friday to support the State of California [...]

By |2018-07-22T12:55:03-07:00January 27th, 2017|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|