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EPA Panel Divided on Whether Glyphosate Causes Cancer

EPA Panel Divided on Whether Glyphosate Causes Cancer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) meetings on glyphosate concluded last Friday after scientists spent the better part of four days discussing and analyzing numerous studies on the carcinogenicity of glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. Does #Glyphosate #Cause Cancer? @EPA Panel Meets 2 Find Out https://t.co/DpDwVIOPLH @nongmoreport @USRightToKnow @markhymanmd @NonGMOProject — EcoWatch […]

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    The People Take on Monsanto for Crimes Against Humanity in International Tribunal

    The People Take on Monsanto for Crimes Against Humanity in International Tribunal

    Starting tomorrow, 30 witnesses and legal experts from five different continents will testify before five international judges at the three-day Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Their testimonies will attempt to hold the agrochemical giant accountable for their alleged “crimes against humanity” and destruction of the environment, or “ecocide.” Monsanto Tribunal organizers have called Monsanto’s […]

    FDA Tests Confirm Baby Foods Contain Residues of Glyphosate

    FDA Tests Confirm Baby Foods Contain Residues of Glyphosate

    By Carey Gillam The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is quietly starting to test U.S. foods for traces of glyphosate, has found residues of the cancer-linked pesticide in a variety of oat products, including plain and flavored oat cereals for babies. Data compiled by an FDA chemist and presented to other chemists at […]

    Legal Levels of Roundup Pose Risks for Stream Algae

    Legal Levels of Roundup Pose Risks for Stream Algae

    Even though glyphosate is used to control weeds in agricultural fields, the world’s most commonly used weedkiller has also been detected in streams, rivers and other aquatic systems worldwide due to runoff. As we learn more and more about the potential environmental risks of glyphosate runoff, in Brazil—where almost 188,000 tons of glyphosate was sold […]

    Holding Monsanto Accountable for Growing Public Outcry Over the Dangers of Glyphosate

    Holding Monsanto Accountable for Growing Public Outcry Over the Dangers of Glyphosate

    By Harrington Investments Harrington Investments (HII) a socially responsible investment advisory firm based in Napa, California, has reintroduced a resolution to Monsanto Corporation asking for a study in response to the growing public outcry over the dangers of its products and the growing resistance against its use. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, […]

    21 Plaintiffs Unite Cancer Cases Against Monsanto as EPA Forms Panel to Review Glyphosate

    21 Plaintiffs Unite Cancer Cases Against Monsanto as EPA Forms Panel to Review Glyphosate

    Cancer lawsuits against Monsanto over the company’s glyphosate-based weedkiller, Roundup, are gaining steam. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, “probably” causes cancer, according to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer. Flickr On Wednesday, a motion was filed with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a coordinated docket […]

    Malta Likely to Become First European Country to Ban Glyphosate

    Malta Likely to Become First European Country to Ban Glyphosate

    Malta has begun the process of banning glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. Malta—the only country to actively vote against the extension of the chemical’s use—has already seen 25 localities ban the substance. It would be the first EU country to ban glyphosate nationwide. Though, France is currently considering their own ban. Malta set […]

    Roundup Ready GMO Grass Coming to a Lawn Near You?

    Roundup Ready GMO Grass Coming to a Lawn Near You?

    Scotts Miracle-Gro is developing yet another variety of genetically modified (GMO) grass that’s engineered to withstand applications of glyphosate, the controversial main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller. Inside Scotts Miracle-Gro's plan for GMO grass: https://t.co/Z8UkRZZeQA via @forbes pic.twitter.com/mJm9y5owAs — Dan Alexander (@DanAlexander21) July 6, 2016 This latest effort follows Scotts’s first fiasco with GMO turf. […]

    Neil Young: Say No to GMOs on ‘Behalf of All Living Things’

    Neil Young: Say No to GMOs on ‘Behalf of All Living Things’

    As he travels Europe on his sold-out two-month tour, Neil Young is warning his audiences to not be fooled into thinking genetically modified crops are the answer to food security problems. Thanks @Neilyoung for signing on to our Letter from America https://t.co/PnWX0ZguSX. Let's make a #GMO free world! pic.twitter.com/X5Wf8IJaPq — Beyond GM (@Beyond_GM) July 1, […]