Monsanto is once again coming under fire for its herbicide RoundUp, with fresh lawsuits claiming it caused cancer in American workers who handled it.
California will be the first state in the US to label Monsanto’s glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup, as carcinogenic.
Three more Latin American countries and Sri Lanka are also making moves against glyphosate and Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide.
Sri Lanka’s newly elected president thinks the risk posed by glyphosate and Roundup to the health of his people is too great.
Roundup has been stopped temporarily in Bermuda.
Roundup is under pressure around the world after the cancer declaration.
The President of Colombia has announced that it will no longer use glyphosate to eradicate illegal coca plantations.
The lawsuit seeks to include anyone as a plaintiff who purchased Roundup or Roundup-related products during the last four years.
Christina Sarich April 19, 2015 (NATURALSOCIETY) About 30 years of research regarding non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer) and its correlation with occupational exposure to 80 agricultural pesticides and 21 chemical groups has linked glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, with cancer of the lymph tissue. In a paper published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 44 papers representing...
Jeffrey Jaxen April 11, 2015 (Natural Society) Appearing live with Dr. Oz was pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, Scott Faber of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and food advocate Robyn O’Brien. Early in the episode, Dr. Oz stated for the record: “My goal is to always have an open and honest conversation, you all know that, but I couldn’t get anyone to appear on the show that supports glyphosate. I reached out to the Grocery...