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Second CA Glyphosate Trial Scheduled for Elderly Couple in Declining Health

Second CA Glyphosate Trial Scheduled for Elderly Couple in Declining Health

The first trial claiming long-term use of Monsanto‘s Roundup weedkiller caused the plaintiff’s cancer ended with a $289 million jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff, though that was later reduced by a judge to $78 million. Now, Monsanto’s next date in the judgment seat in California has been set for March 18. California Superior […]

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    Second CA Glyphosate Trial Scheduled for Elderly Couple in Declining Health

    Second CA Glyphosate Trial Scheduled for Elderly Couple in Declining Health

    The first trial claiming long-term use of Monsanto‘s Roundup weedkiller caused the plaintiff’s cancer ended with a $289 million jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff, though that was later reduced by a judge to $78 million. Now, Monsanto’s next date in the judgment seat in California has been set for March 18. California Superior […]

    Reduced $78M Monsanto Verdict Accepted, Setting Stage for Appeal

    Reduced $78M Monsanto Verdict Accepted, Setting Stage for Appeal

    A California groundskeeper who won a landmark cancer trial against Roundup-maker Monsanto has agreed to accept $78 million, a significant reduction from the jury’s original award of $289 million, the Associated Press reported. A new trial would have taken place if plaintiff DeWayne “Lee” Johnson did not accept the lessened damages ordered by Judge Suzanne […]

    Siding With Monsanto, GOP Threatens to Cut Off WHO Funds Over Glyphosate Finding

    Siding With Monsanto, GOP Threatens to Cut Off WHO Funds Over Glyphosate Finding

    By Jake Johnson During a House Science Committee hearing on Tuesday, Republican lawmakers sided with the chemical industry in questioning the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) classification of glyphosate—the key ingredient in the Monsanto-produced weedkiller Roundup—as a probable carcinogen and threatened to cut off the agency’s funding. IARC, a branch of the World […]

    Hold the Plum Pudding: U.S. Food Sampling Shows Troubling Pesticide Residues

    Hold the Plum Pudding: U.S. Food Sampling Shows Troubling Pesticide Residues

    By Carey Gillam Sometimes the truth about our food is not very appetizing. As many gather this holiday season for shared family meals, it is likely that they’ll be serving up small doses of pesticides with each plate passed, including a prevalent type shown to be harmful to children and reproductive health. New data released […]