Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Bayer

Glyphosate found in more than 80% of U.S. urine samples

Glyphosate was listed as a probable human carcinogen by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer in 2015. 

The rest of the story—Monsanto owner Bayer struggles to shed Roundup...

Monsanto owner, Bayer AG, is contemplating pulling the popular herbicide from the residential market as it struggles to cement a strategy to limit ongoing litigation.

Understanding overlapping corporate disinformation campaigns is critical to telling the full...

Monsanto’s campaign to target journalists and activists was ranked the second most neglected story of 2020 according to the nonprofit media watchdog.

Bayer considers putting an end to US glyphosate sales

“Removing glyphosate from residential use would be a step in the right direction.”

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Bayer agrees to pay $10 billion to settle RoundUp cancer cases

Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."

Bayer to pay $10 billion in cancer lawsuits over Roundup

“Even as we celebrate and congratulate those who made this day possible, millions of people are being exposed to glyphosate.”

‘Victory for farmers’ as jury awards grower $265 million in damages...

“This verdict is just the tip of the iceberg.”

It’s Farmer v. Monsanto in court fight over dicamba herbicide

Bader Farms claims Monsanto induces farmers to buy dicamba-tolerant seeds.

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.

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175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.